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Tom and Polly Ziegler established Ziegler Funeral Home on January 1, 1958, at its current location. Tom Ziegler was from Southern Meigs County, Tennessee. Polly Ziegler is from Winchester, Tennessee. They met while Tom was attending John A....
Ziegler Funeral home is pleased to offer families and their loved ones a wide range of services. Whether you desire a traditional service, a special memorial service, an intimate family graveside service or a combination of them, the Ziegler...
Since 1958, Ziegler Funeral Home has been providing Athens, TN and surrounding areas with quality funeral services. We pride ourselves in our heritage and the traditions surrounding the families that we serve. Our goal is to understand your...
Herman Leroy Knoy, Age 83, of Athens, TN, Passed away Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at his residence.
He was a native of Salem, Indiana and a resident of McMinn County for 35 years. He was a son of the late Arthur and Lydia Cleland Knoy and was preceded in death by sons: Roger Knoy and Jesse Knoy;
3 sisters: Mary McCaffey, Anna Jones, and Ivalou Ooley; 2 brothers: Jesse Knoy and Robert Knoy; and 3 step grandchildren. He worked many years in automotive paint and body repair; served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and attended Antioch Baptist Church.
His wife of 24 years; Marjorie Harried Knoy of Athens.
Daughter and son in law:
Maria and William Frazier of Vonore, TN
Douglas Knoy of Athens
Jerry Knoy of Salem, IN
Lois Malonzo of San Diego CA
Vera Barnette of Doniphan, MO
Shirley Amaral of Hollywood, FL
Thomas Hargrave of St. Louis, MO
Grandchildren: John Scarbrough, Holly Robinson, Melissa Knoy, Jeremy Knoy, Jerry Knoy, Jr.
Several Step Grandchildren.
Sister: Reta Jones of Altus, OK
Brother: Norman Knoy of Salem, IN
Funeral services will be 2 PM Friday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Bob Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dusty Webb, Jerry Hunt, Donnie Millsaps, Lonnie Lawrence III, Terry Garrett and Erick Robinson.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 PM Friday at the funeral home.
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Herman Leroy Knoy.Read More
Terry Lee Ware, age 62, of Riceville, died Monday, August 24, 2015, at his home.
He was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and served as Fabricator Supervisor with Omni Services.
His loving wife of 43 years, Debbie Moses Ware of Riceville
Son and daughter-in-law, Jeremy and Ashley Ware of Riceville
Grandson, Landon Brady of Riceville
His mother and father, Hoyt and Rachel Morrow Ware of Riceville
Doris Neely of Cleveland
Vickie Swafford and husband Hoyt of Athens
Katie Eaves and husband Mickey of Athens
Mother-in-law and step father-in-law, Evelyn and Kenny Marsicek of Athens
Father-in-law and step mother-in-law, James and Mary Moses of Athens
Shelia King and husband Lynn of Ten Mile
Pam Falls of Loudon
Mike Moses of Athens
Mickey Moses and wife Nancy of Decatur
His chocolate lab and special buddy, Sam
A Celebration of Terry’s life will be held on Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm at the family residence.
“At the barn, on the hill”, located at 185 County Road 730, Riceville, TN.
The family requests that everyone bring a covered dish and a lawn chair.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to:
Gateway for Cancer Research
1336 Basswood Road Schaumburg, IL 60173
If you are unable to attend the celebration of life service, please sign the online registry at:
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Terry Lee Ware.
Faye Gregory Kile, age 90, of Sweetwater, died Friday, August 21, 2015, at Sweetwater Hospital.
A native of Maryville, TN, and a former resident of Chicago, IL, before returning to Sweetwater. She was a daughter of the late Ezra Lee Gregory and Iva Jane Sparks Gregory. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leon Kile, a sister, Sue Young, three brothers, Ray Gregory, Bob Gregory and Asa Gregory.
Faye was retired from Warwick Electronics in Chicago.
Douglas Jerry Kile of Sweetwater
Robert Leon Kile of Sweetwater
John Kile and wife, Marla of Rossville, GA
Dawn Carpenter and husband, Mike of Sweetwater
Johnathon Kile, Shelby Kile, Sean Carpenter and Kobe Carpenter
Oca Crain of Niota
Graveside services will be 5:00 pm Sunday in Christianburg Cemetery with Rev. Clayton Dunsmore officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
There will be no formal visitation.
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Faye Gregory Kile.Read More
Thelma Sue Farmer Elder
Passed away Wednesday morning, August 19, 2015
At her residence.Read More
Brenda Joyce Hester
Went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, August 19, 2015
At her daughter’s home in Cleveland.Read More