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September 21, 1925 ~ May 31, 2019 (age 93)

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Elsie “Polly” Summers Ziegler

Age 93

Of Culver, Indiana and formerly of Athens

Passed away Friday, May 31, 2019

At a Nursing Home Facility in Culver, Indiana


A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County and recently of Culver, Indiana. She was the daughter of the late Cam and Elizabeth Sparks Summers of Sherwood, TN. and was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Thomas “Tom” R. Ziegler; a sister, Jean Frederick. She was a graduate of County High School in Franklin County, TN., and later graduated from Nashville Business College.


She was associated with Evans Funeral Home before she along with her husband, Tom opened Ziegler Funeral Home in 1958.


Polly will be dearly missed.


Survivors include many nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be 2 pm Thursday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Leamon officiating.  Burial will follow in Beta Cemetery.


The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm Thursday at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the charity of your choice.


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 Elsie “Polly” Summers Ziegler.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of ELSIE (POLLY) J (SUMMERS) ZIEGLER, please visit our floral store.


June 6, 2019

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

Funeral Service
June 6, 2019

2:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

June 6, 2019

3:00 PM
Beta Cemetery
State Hwy 58 South
Decatur, TN 37322

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