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Bettye Jo Green Duggan

Posted on May 21, 2015 in Obituaries | 1 comment

Bettye Jo Green Duggan

Age 74

Of Athens

Passed away Thursday morning, May 21, 2015

At Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens

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Zona Jeanne Carver Gregory

Posted on May 21, 2015 in Obituaries | 2 comments

Zona Jeanne Carver Gregory

Age 79

Of Tellico Plains

Passed away Thursday morning, May 21, 2015

At U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville

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Susie Shepherd Malone

Posted on May 16, 2015 in Obituaries | 32 comments

Susie Shepherd Malone, age 58, Of Athens, TN, Went home to be with the lord, surrounded by her loving

Family, on May 16, 2015.

A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, Susie was a daughter of the late Kelly G. and Betty Rodgers Shepherd. She was an Assistant Vice President of Citizens National Bank with 37 years of service and had led the CNB Relay Team for many years in support of the American Cancer Society.

She was a member of Rocky Mount Baptist Church.

Survivors include:

Daughter: Kelly Bethany Crabtree of Athens, TN

Son and daughter in law: Jamie Lynn and Amy Crabtree of Englewood

Her precious Grandson: Noah Jamieson Crabtree

Sister: Patsy Arnett of Athens, TN


Herbert Shepherd of Athens, TN

Kelly R. “Kid” Shepherd of Athens TN

Jim Shepherd of Athens, TN

Several Nieces and Nephews

Life-long friend: Jane Kilpatrick and Special Friend: Debbie Malone

Funeral services will be 11 AM Tuesday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with Pastor Neal Pillion officiating.

Burial will be in McMinn Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers will be: Tony Shepherd Burns, Patrick Shepherd, Greg Shepherd, Darren Shepherd,

Phillip Shepherd, and Kevin Moses.

The family will receive friends Monday from 6 to 8 PM at Ziegler Funeral Home in Athens.

Contributions can be made in Susie’s memory to the American Cancer Society;

C/O Faye Forgety, 120 CR 447,Athens, TN 37303.

If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the guest registry at www.zieglerfuneralhome.com.

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Susie Shepherd Malone

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Tommy Joe Parkinson

Posted on May 15, 2015 in Obituaries | 10 comments

Tommy Joe Parkinson

Age 56

Of Riceville TN

Passed away May 15, 2015, At Erlanger Hospital.

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Luther “Pete” Skinner

Posted on May 7, 2015 in Obituaries | 4 comments

Luther “Pete” Skinner

Age 82

Of Athens

Passed away Thursday morning, May 7, 2015

At the home of his daughter.

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