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Providing quality funeral services since 1958
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...
Ella Francis Granger Callihan
Passed away Thursday, December 18, 2014
At Starr Regional Medical Center of AthensRead More
James “Red” Buckner Jr.
Went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 16, 2014
At Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens
A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was a son of the late Jim and Nell Roberts Buckner and was preceded in death by a sister, Melvinie Phillips; a niece, Amber Duncan. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Riceville.
Survivors include two sisters and brothers-in-law,
Katie and Roscoe Duncan of Vonore
Alice and Roger Duncan of Vonore
One brother and sister-in-law,
J. L. and LaShell Buckner of Englewood
Jason Buckner of Englewood
Tim Duncan of Vonore
Jeff Duncan of Vonore
Lisa Wattenbarger of Sweetwater
Jennifer Buckner of Englewood
Graveside services will be 1 pm Thursday in Hampton Cemetery with the Rev. Jimmy Lewis officiating.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends 11:30 am- 12:30 pm Thursday at the funeral home.
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 James “Red” Buckner Jr.Read More
Clyde “Junior” Thompson
Passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014
At Sweetwater Hospital.Read More
Bobby Ray Thurman
Of Decatur TN.
Passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014 after a lengthy illness
At his home.Read More
Rebecca “Becky” Ann Holt Lee, Age 57, Of Niota TN
Passed away December 13, 2014 At her home.
A native of Sweetwater and lifelong resident Niota, she was a daughter of the late Archie “Arch” and Hazel Shutt Holt and was preceded in death by a sister Pat Thomas. She was of the Christian faith.
Husband of 33 years Mike Lee of Niota, TN
Daughter: Rachel Michelle Lee – Niota, TN
Son: Michael Christopher Morrison – Lafayette TN
Destiny Summer Lee
Madison Brooke Edgmon
Erika Cheyenne Edgmon
Lucy Oden – Athens TN
Mary Stockton – Athens TN
2 Brothers and sister in law:
Archie and Teresa Holt of Kingston, TN
Tony Holt of Knoxville, TN
Funeral services will be 7 PM Monday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Brother Phyllip Averette officiating. Burial will be 10 AM Tuesday in Sweetwater Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be: Curtis Sorrells, Keven Potts, Patrick Lee, Mark Black, Nick Black, and Rich Nibarger.
The family will receive friends 5 to 7 Monday at the funeral home.Read More