Archived Obituaries

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Ira Owen Roberts

Ira Owen Roberts

Age 83

Of Athens

Passed away Tuesday morning, September 30, 2014

At Life Care Center of Athens

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Danny Teague

Danny William Teague

Age 67

Of Athens

Passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014

At U T Medical Center in Knoxville

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Martha Mae Lunsford Lamb

Martha Mae Lunsford Lamb, Age 93, Of Athens

Passed away on September 26, 2014 at Erlanger Medical Center.

A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, she was a daughter of the late Hugh and Myrtle Moses Lunsford and was preceded in death by her husband James M. Lamb, Son: Darrell Lamb, Sisters Ruby Moore, Cora Stephens, and Emma Graves, a brother, Hobert Lunsford. She was of the Holiness Faith, and was a devoted loving mother and grandmother, and will be greatly missed by her family.

Left behind to cherish her memories:

Three sons and 2 daughters-in-law,

Jim and Gail Lamb of Athens.

Rick and Cathy Lamb of Athens

Mark Lamb of Athens.

One daughter and son-in-law,

Pam and Tim Thurman of Athens

Many grandchildren and great-grandchildren,

Funeral services will be 8 pm Monday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Jerry Stephens officiating. Burial will be 11 AM Tuesday in Sullins Cemetery.

Grandsons will serve as Pallbearers.

The family will receive friends 6-8 pm Monday at the funeral home.

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Martha Mae Lunsford Lamb.

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George Belcher

George Belcher

Age 74

Of Athens

Left this earth on Wednesday afternoon, September 24, 2014

At his home in Athens

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Harry Edward Koonce

Harry Edward Koonce

Age 65

Of Calhoun

Passed away Monday, September 22, 2014

At his residence.

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Shufford Teague

Shufford Teague

Age 86

Of Athens

Passed away Tuesday morning, September 16, 2014

At his residence.

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Catherine Sasso Bean

Catherine Sasso Bean, age 94, of Sweetwater, died Friday night, September 12, 2014, at wood Presbyterian Home in Sweetwater.

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Verla "Snooks" Sue Martin Hicks

Verla “Snooks” Sue Martin Hicks

Age 83

Of Athens

Passed away Monday morning, September 8, 2014

At Life Care Center of Athens

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Doris Jane Womac Brock

Doris Jane Womac Brock

Age 80

Of Riceville

Passed away Tuesday evening, September 2, 2014

At Life Care Center of Athens

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Bertha Mae Duggan Hampton

Bertha Mae “Granny” Duggan Hampton

Age 79

Of Decatur

Passed away Tuesday evening, September 2, 2014

At the home of her granddaughter in Dayton

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Wayne Curtis Williams

Wayne Curtis Williams, age 75, of Athens, went home to be with his Lord Jesus Christ, at his earthly residence surrounded by his family, on Saturday, August 30, 2014.

He was longtime resident of McMinn County, having grown up in the South Liberty Community, and was a son of the late Harry and Myrtle Curtis Williams. A sister, Wilma O’Daniel and her husband, Billy also preceded Wayne in death.

Wayne was a member of Union Hill Baptist Church and was owner and operator of Wayne’s Batteries in Athens for over 35 years. He was also active in the CMA (Christian Motorcycle Association) and GWRRA (Gold Wing Road Riders Association)

Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Shelby Burger Williams of Athens

Daughter and son-in –law, Shelia and Randy Hunt of Athens

2 Grandchildren, Angela Gill and Dewayne Gill both of Athens

1 great-grandson, Peyton Hunt of Athens

One sister and brother-in-law, Egenia and Ricky Johnson of Athens

One brother and sister-in-law, Ed and Beth Williams of Athens

Sister-in law, Helen Burger Curtis of Holiday, FL

Special friend, Neal Tatum of Athens

Several nieces and nephews and friends.

Funeral services will be 8 pm Tuesday with Rev. Richie Tallent officiating.

Burial will be 10 am Wednesday in South Liberty Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be, Dewayne Gill,

Monty O’Daniel, Marion O’Daniel, Cody Johnson, William Owenby and Donnie Matthews.

The family will receive friends 4-8 pm Tuesday at Ziegler Funeral Home.

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Donald "Donnie" Lee Harden

Donald “Donnie” Lee Harden

Age 65

Of Athens

Passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014

At his home.

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Joe Allen Hale

Joe Allen Hale

Age 33

Of Riceville

Passed away Monday, August 25, 2014

At Starr Regional Medical Center-Athens

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Lawrence Mack Russell

Lawrence Mack Russell, a native of Athens, age 72 years, 8 months, departed this life with his wife, Sandi, “the love of his life” by his side, to spend eternity in Heaven, on Thursday, August 21, 2014.   He courageously battled Myelodysplastic Syndrome for the past three and one-half years.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John Beavers Russell and Lucille Frye Russell and his maternal grandparents, Isaac Leo and Fannie McNutt Cranfield, his parents Robert L. and Rachel Cranfield Russell, his brother, Larry D. Russell.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Sandra Russell; daughter Kristin (Tom) Williams; granddaughter Ellie Rose Williams; three stepsons; aunt, Della Cranfield Brewer, and members of the “Cranfield Cousins Club”, sister-in-law, Irene Russell; nieces and nephew, childhood friend, Bobby Johnson along with many other friends.

His early education was at North Liberty School, a one-room school house in McMinn County. He was a 1959 honors graduate at McMinn County High School. Mack received a Congressional appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. At the academy he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. Upon graduation in 1964, he was commissioned as an Ensign. He later became a Naval Aviator in 1966. In 1967 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. He had various assignments that included the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Franklin D. Roosevelt. Other Mediterranean assignments included aircraft patrol squadrons, Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW). On return to the United States, his assignments included patrol and training naval aviators for landing on aircraft carriers.

In 1973 he ended his naval career as a Lieutenant. He then attended the University of Maine receiving a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Hartford. Mack was employed by Pratt & Whitney (Aircraft Engine Division), as a Senior Project Engineer and later was associated with Combustion Engineering (Nuclear Reactor Division), as a Senior Development Engineer.

In 1974 he was Airline Captain, Charter Pilot for Down East Airlines in Rockland, ME

Mack returned to Athens in 2001 where he met his childhood friend, Sandra Goforth Ross, and they were married on February 8, 2007.

He, along with his wife were Sky Watchers for Chief Meteorologist, Paul Byras at WRCB TV-3 since 2007.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Ziegler Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Ingram officiating. Burial will follow in McMinn Memory Gardens with military honors. Serving as pallbearers will be Royce Cranfield, Carl Brewer, Joe Cranfield, Bill Cranfield, Jim D. Lovingood, Ted Monroe, Lance Farrell, and Mark Roberts. Honorary pallbearer will be Bobby Johnson.

The family will receive friends from 4 – 7 p.m. Saturday at Ziegler Funeral Home.

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Homer Eugene "Gene" Roberts Sr.

Homer Eugene “Gene” Roberts, Sr. age 70, of Englewood

Died unexpectedly early Wednesday morning at his home.

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Thomas Lee Hill II

Thomas Lee Hill II

Age 47

Of Etowah

Passed away Tuesday, August 12, 2014

At Starr Regional Medical Center –Etowah

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Charles William Ball Sr

Charles William Ball Sr.

Age 79

Of Decatur

Passed away Monday, August 11, 2014

At Starr Regional Medical Center-Athens

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DeLena Denise Richeson

DeLena Denise Richeson

Age 39

Of Cleveland

Passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014

At her home

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Erby Eugene "Gene" Fugate

Erby Eugene “Gene” Fugate

Age 79

Of Calhoun

Passed away Saturday, August 9, 2014

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Dewey Wilson

Dewey O. Wilson, age 82, of Athens,

Went home to be with the Lord at his residence on Thursday, August 07, 2014.

He was born in Etowah to the late Burch and Flossie Truelove Wilson. He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Linda Brown and Carol Hope and one brother, Jarvis Wilson.  A longtime resident of Athens and the Riceville community, he was a charter member of Restoration Church and retired from Bowater Southern in 1993 after 39 years of service.  He was a loving husband, wonderful father, grandfather, great grandfather and great-great grandfather.

Survivors include his loving wife of 66 years:  Ruth Womac Wilson of Athens

Two daughters:

Kathy Lee and husband Jimmy of Riceville

Donna Kettenbeil and husband Mark of Ten Mile

Two sons-in-law:

Charles Brown of Athens

Johnny Hope of Athens

Five grandchildren:

Traci Hill and husband Lou, Travis Brown, Jeff Coleman, Jordan Hope, Karlie Cook

Five great grandchildren:  Lindsey Maggard, Lauren Stett, Bayli Hill, Justin Coleman and Josh Coleman

Three great-great grandchildren:

Landon Maggard, Kelbi Maggard and Paisley Stett

Three sisters:

Hazel Womac of Riceville

Wanda Crowe and husband Cliff of Athens

Ruth Grindstaff of Erwin

One brother:

Freddie Gilbert and wife Pam of Louisburg, NC

Several nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be 2 PM Saturday at Restoration Church, located at 3115 Hwy 39 West in Athens.

Officiating will be Rev. Johnny Hope and Rev. Frank Hicks

Burial will follow in Eastanallee Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Charles Brown, Johnny Hope, Jimmy Lee ,Lou Hill, Mark Kettenbeil, Jordan Hope, Jeff Coleman and Travis Brown.

The family of Dewey Wilson will receive friends 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm prior to the service at Restoration Church.

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Linda Odum Spain

Linda Odum Spain Age 80 Of Athens

Passed away Thursday morning, August 7, 2014

At her residence.

A native of McMinn County and former resident of Key West, FL. before moving back to Athens in 1972. She was a daughter of the late Jarvis Emmett and Della Marie Pardue Odum and was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Thomas Spain Jr.; a son, Harry Megill; a granddaughter, Katrina Conn; one sister, Nancy Carol Hollomon and one brother, Ricky Dale Odum. She and her husband lived in different areas of the country while he served in the U.S. Navy. She had worked at the Athens Elks Club, Springbrook Country Club, Watts Bar Resort, Athens Community Hospital, Hardees, and Dudes and Dolls Shoppe.

She was a member of the Athens Lutheran Church.

Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law,

Howard E. and Jutta Megill of Raeford, NC.

Three daughters and one son-in-law,

Robin Long of Athens

Elaina Conn of Athens

Kathy and Rex Henry of Chattanooga

Eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren

One sister,

Juanita Spain of Niles, Michigan

One brother,

J.E. Odum of Athens

Several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be 11 AM Saturday in Sullins Cemetery with the Rev. Jan Munch officiating.

Pallbearers will be Rex Henry, Jeff Morgan, and Rex Henry, Jr.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Athens Lutheran Church, 710 Forrest Ave. Athens, TN. 37303

 

 

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Linda Odum Spain.

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Betty Ruth Price Rogers

Betty Ruth Price Rogers

Age 77

Of Athens

Was ushered to Heaven by a host of Angels on Thursday morning, July 31, 2014

At her home.

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Sandra Kelly Blanton Burnette

Sandra Kelly Blanton Burnette

Age 56

Of Athens

Passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014

At her home.

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James R. "Jim" Armstrong

James R. “Jim” Armstrong

Age 75

Of Ten Mile

Went to be with his Lord on Thursday morning, July 24, 2014

At his home with his family by his side.

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JC Combs Jr

JC “Bunny” Combs Jr.

Age 60

Of Riceville

Went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 23, 2014

At Starr Regional Medical Center-Athens

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Freddie Roy Malone

Freddie Roy Malone

Age 62

Of Niota

Passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014

At his residence

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Jewell Faye Spurling Thurman

Jewell Faye Spurling Thurman

Age 71

Of Athens

Went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 20, 2014

At her daughter’s residence with her family by her side.

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Sarah Ruth Crain Bennett

Sarah Ruth Crain Bennett

Age 80

Of Englewood

Passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014

At Brookewood Nursing Center in Decatur

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Russell Lynn Pressley

Russell Lynn “Rusty” Pressley

Age 54

Of Riceville

Passed away Monday morning, July 14, 2014

At Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville

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Brother Paul Edward Green

Brother Paul Edward Green, age 73, of Riceville, TN, went home to be with the Lord on July 12, 2014,

at Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens.

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Cynthia Darlene Purdie Chastain Matthews

Cynthia Darlene Purdie Chastain Matthews

Age 55

Of Athens

Passed away Tuesday morning, July 8, 2014

At her residence.

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Joyce Violet Rodgers Cate

Joyce Violet Rodgers Cate, 82, of Athens, died early Friday morning, July 4, 2014, at her home.

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Wilburn Henry Cannon Jr.

Wilburn Henry Cannon Jr., 55, of Athens, passed away Monday, June 30, 2014, at Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens.

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Olen Luther McRae

Olen Luther McRae, 63, of Riceville, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at his residence.

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Marvin "Bug" Howard Jr. - June 27, 2014

Marvin "Bug" Howard Jr., 73, of Riceville, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 27, 2014, at his home.

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Tony Minnis - June 26, 2014

Tony Minnis, 58, of Decatur, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Erlanger Medical Center of Chattanooga.

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Johnnie Sue Roberts Jones Dennis - June 26, 2014

Johnnie Sue Roberts Jones Dennis, 78, of Athens, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014, at her home.

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Lester "Booster" McElhaney - June 23, 2014

Lester "Booster" McElhaney, 79, of Englewood, passed away Monday afternoon, June 23, 2014, at his home.

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Esther Mae Raper - June 17, 2014

Esther Mae Raper, 77, of Englewood, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday morning, June 17, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family.

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Marion Wanda Stankiewicz Floberg - June 14, 2014

Marion Wanda Stankiewicz Floberg, 65, of Riceville, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.

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Dustin Keith Watson - June 13, 2014

Dustin Keith Watson, 27, of McMinn County, passed away Friday morning, June 13, 2014, at Starr Regional Medical Center from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

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Margaret Foust Boyd - June 9, 2014

Margaret Foust Boyd, 88, of Riceville, passed away Monday morning, June 9, 2014, at Life Care Center of Athens.

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Christina "Tina" Burke Jones

Christina "Tina" Burke Jones, 40, of Athens, passed away Friday morning, June 6, 2014, at her home after a courageous battle with leukemia.

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Peggy Jo Underwood Mashburn

Peggy Jo Underwood Mashburn, 82, of Athens, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at her residence.

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Vickie Lyn Helms Daugherty

Vickie Lyn Helms Daugherty, 58, of Niota, passed away Monday, June 2, 2014, at Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens.

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F. Ray Swafford

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

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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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Rose Nunnally Sparkman - May 9, 2014

Rose Nunnally Sparkman, 77, of Athens, passed away on Friday, May 9, 2014, at Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens.

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William Wayne Ward - May 5, 2014

William Wayne Ward, 80, of Athens, passed away on Monday, May 5, 2014, at his residence.

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John Thomas Burris - April 30, 2014

John Thomas Burris, 73, of Calhoun, passed away Wednesday morning, April 30, 2014, at Standifer Place in Chattanooga.

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Zonnie Teague Guffey - April 28, 2014

Zonnie Teague Guffey, 84, of Athens, passed peacefully on Monday morning, April 28, 2014, at NHC HealthCare of Athens.

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Wanda Lee Hammonds Wright - April 26, 2014

Wanda Lee Hammonds Wright, 74, of Athens, traded all her pain and sorrow for the joys of Heaven on Saturday, April 26, 2014.

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Delora Sue Tutton Elder - April 21, 2014

Delora Sue Tutton Elder, 57, of Athens, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens.

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James "Jim" Daniel Jones - April 21, 2014

James "Jim" Daniel Jones, 86, of Ten Mile, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at NHC Healthcare of Athens.

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Vella Suzanne Smock Calhoun - April 20, 2014

Vella Suzanne Smock Calhoun, 54, of Athens, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Sweetwater Hospital.

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Claude Edward Hicks - April 19, 2014

Claude Edward Hicks, 77, of Athens, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loved ones.

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Thelma Elizabeth Turner Mahoney - April 16, 2014

Thelma Elizabeth Turner Mahoney, 91, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday evening, April 16, 2014, at Clairbridge Assisted Living in Cleveland.

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Larry Dennis Rogers - April 16, 2014

Larry Dennis Rogers, 64, of Ten Mile, passed away on Wednesday morning, April 16, 2014, at Life Care Center of Athens.

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Johnny Steve Ghormley - April 11, 2014

Johnny Steve Ghormley, 29, of Athens, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at Starr Regional Medical Center of Athens.

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Ollie Marlene Shultz White

Ollie Marlene Shultz White, age 62, of Athens, passed away Monday, March 24, 2014 at Starr Regional Medical Center- Etowah.

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Evelyn Anita Moore

Evelyn Anita Moore, Age 61 Of Athens, TN Passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014 At Starr Regional Medical Center.

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Jordan Allen Hair

Jordan Allen Hair, infant son of Brandi Hale and Cody Hair of Athens passed away Friday, March 14, 2014 at U.T. Medical Center.

Survivors other than the parents include two sisters, Raelynn and Skyler of Athens, Maternal grandparents, Brett and Windi Hale of Athens, Theresa Wattenbarger of Dalton, GA. Paternal grandparents, Tom Pierce and Erica Hembree of Dalton, GA., Ginger and Gene Long of Dalton, GA.

Graveside services will be 4:30 pm Thursday at Cambria Cemetery.

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Jordan Allen Hair.

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Patricia "Patsy" Mae Boggess Murray

Patricia "Patsy" Mae Boggess Murray, Age 58, of Decatur, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014 at her residence.

A native of Athens and longtime resident of Decatur, she was a daughter of the late Cam and Arie Emmel Robison Boggess and was preceded in death by five brothers, Ray, Ross, and Roy Boggess, Ben and Johnny Robison; one sister, Faye Boggess.

Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Michael Frank Murray of Decatur. One daughter, Melissa Kay Murray Pueirtt of Athens, three grandchildren, Hayden Moses of Athens, Alissa Moses of Athens, Michael David Pueirtt of Athens, one great granddaughter, Haisley Merriman. Eight sisters and five brothers-in-law, Swaney and Jerry Morgan of Athens, Mary and James Moses of Athens, Ruth Bowers of Etowah, Ivie Hall of Athens, Pauline and Randy Hickman of Athens, Margie and Allan Caraway of Athens, Emma and Stan Webb of Athens, and Bobbie Boggess of Decatur. Four brothers and three sisters-in-law, Lloyd and Judy Boggess of Etowah, Floyd and Geraldine Boggess of Cleveland, J.C. Boggess of Riceville and Jimmy and Tootsie Robison of Athens.

Funeral services will be 11 am Tuesday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Chad Hester officiating. Burial will be in Clearwater Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be David Pueirtt, Ben Merriman, George Hester, Ricky Boggess, Spencer Hall and Alan Hester.

The family will receive friends 5-8 pm Monday 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 Patricia Murray.

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Brandon Lee Hayes

Brandon Lee Hayes

Age 22

Of Decatur

Passed away Monday, March 10, 2014

At U.T. Medical Center in Knoxville

Brandon was born in Chattanooga and was a lifelong resident of Decatur, he was a son of the late Patricia Ann Ricker Zumstein and was preceded in death by a great grandfather, Norman Miller; grandfather, Clifton Howard. He was a diesel mechanic for TRM in Harvey, Louisiana and enjoyed four wheeling, motorcycles, muddin, fishing, bonfires, and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his father and stepmother,

Jeffery Hayes and Kim Howard of Decatur

One daughter,

Delilah Lyn Hayes of Decatur

His fiancee, Rachel Robison of Decatur

Four sisters,

Jessica Lynn Hayes of Decatur

Amanda Rae Hayes of Decatur

Kimberly LaShae Hayes of Decatur

Brooklyn Rena Hayes of Decatur

Maternal grandfather,

Bobby Ricker of Decatur

Maternal grandmother,

Linda Sue Ricker of Decatur

Paternal grandparents,

Marvin and Sue Hayes of Niota

Great grandmother,

Mildred Imogene Miller of Decatur

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Bessie Bates Taylor Dunn

Bessie Bates Taylor Dunn

Age 75

Of Athens

Passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014

At Brookewood Nursing Center in Decatur

A native of Reliance and former resident of Cleveland for many years before moving to Athens 29 years ago. She was a daughter of the late Julius and Leona Lee Bates and was preceded in death by her husbands, Jesse Lyle, Wallace Chester Davis, and John Dunn respectively. Her twin sister, Essie Duckett, also preceded her in death.

Survivors include three daughters and one son-in-law,

Mary Taylor and husband, Larry of Old Fort

Linda Louise Taylor of Kansas City, KS.

Teresa Taylor of Jacksonville, FL.

Two sons,

Randy Taylor of Cleveland

Ricky Taylor of Athens

Six grandchildren, several great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter

Graveside services will be 2:30 pm Tuesday in Green Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Larry Webb Jr. officiating.

The family of Bessie Dunn will receive friends 1-2 pm Tuesday at Ziegler 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 Bessie Dunn.

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Frank Roberts, Jr.

Frank Roberts, Jr.

Age: 94 of Chattanooga died Friday night, December 9, 2011 at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga. A longtime resident of Chattanooga, he was a native of Meigs County, TN and was a son of the late Homer Hayden and Texas Anna Phillips Roberts. He was also preceded in death by his son, Scotty Ray Roberts, two daughters, Trudy Reed and Peggy Noblitt; a sister, Ruby Robinson; a brother, George Roberts; and his stepmother, Sidney Roberts. He was a WWII veteran, having served in the U.S. Army, he attended the Church of God, and was retired from Flowers Bakery in Chattanooga.

Survivors include:

Two daughters: Connie Marilyn Summey of Chattanooga and Jean Pope and husband, Jerry of Chattanooga

Two sons: Larry Roberts and wife Bertha of Chattanooga and Danny Wayne Roberts of Chattanooga

Five sisters: Helen Kyle of Knoxville, Aladena Roberts of Ten Mile, Margie Ellison of Ten Mile, Treacey Jones of Loudon and Mary Rose of Rockwood

One brother: Lee Henry Roberts of Sand Mountain, GA

Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 7 PM Monday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home. Burial will be 11 AM Tuesday in the Hornsby Chapel Cemetery in Ten Mile, TN. The family of Frank Roberts, Jr. will receive friends 5-7 PM Monday at Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens, TN.

If you are unable to attend the visitation or funeral service, please sign the online registry at: www.zieglerfuneralhome.com .

Ziegler Funeral Home, Athens, TN has been entrusted with the care of Frank Roberts, Jr.

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