Posts made in May, 2014

F. Ray Swafford

Posted on May 30, 2014 in Archived Obituaries | 0 comments

F. Ray Swafford, 81, of Riceville, passed away Friday, May 30, 2014, at Starr Regional Medical Center in Etowah.

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History

Posted on May 16, 2014 in Highlights | 11 comments

History

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. Gupton School of Mortuary Science in Nashville, Tennessee.

Tom and Polly returned to Athens in 1950 and worked for Evans Funeral Home in downtown Athens. Tom and Polly subsequently moved one-half mile down the road and opened their Funeral Home.

Tom and Polly retired in February 1999, after many years of serving families of McMinn & Meigs Counties. Polly Ziegler currently resides in Riceville, Tennessee.

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Services

Posted on May 16, 2014 in Highlights | 1 comment

Services

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 family will help your family remember your loved ones in a special way.

We treat each family that comes to us as part of our own.

We are also pleased to help our community with pre-planning services.

For information on how we can help you, please contact us.

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About Us

Posted on May 16, 2014 in Highlights | 0 comments

About Us

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 needs and make you as comfortable as possible. Each person’s life is different. We all come from different cultures, religions, and societies. Because of this, we wish to treat each family that comes to us as individuals and serve you according to your specific needs.

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Roy Calvin Hester – May 9, 2014

Posted on May 9, 2014 in Archived Obituaries | 1 comment

Roy Calvin Hester – May 9, 2014

Roy Calvin Hester, 75, of Niota, went home to be with the Lord on Friday night, May 9, 2014, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family.

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