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.

11 Comments

  1. My deapest sympathy to all the family.
    May God be with you.

  2. To The Family, So sorrow to learn of the loss of your loved one. Jim and Sally were friends of mine for several years. I am sure Sally will be sadly missed by all of you. You are in my prayers. Joel

  3. To the family; So sorrow to learn of the loss of your loved one. Both Sally and Jim were my friends for many years. She was a very fine lady and will be missed by all who knew her. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Joel

  4. To the family; So sorrow to learn of the loss of your loved. Sally was a friend for several years and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Joel

  5. So sorrow to learn of the loss of your loved one. A friend for several years, she will be missed by all who knew her. Joel

    • So sorrow to learn of the loss of your loved one. A fine lady and friend for several years, she will be missed by all who knew her. Joel

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  7. Sorry to here about my long time friend Dean Howard.I am in NHC and can not atend
    He will be missed by many.
    Darrell Murray

  8. Sorry to here about my long time friend,he will be missed by all. He was the right
    kind of man.Sorry i can not be there,I am presently in NHC. My thoughs are with the
    faimly

  9. Don, my sisters are sorry to hear about Martha Lee passing. A donation has been sent to the National Kidney Foundation in her name from Barb(Gene),Jane(Dan),Mike(Bonnie). Let us know if there is anything we can do.

  10. Wanda,
    Forgot to mention your 2 sisters and his sister-in-laws. He always made
    people laugh. Be Blessed

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