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December 21, 1973 ~ October 14, 2019 (age 45)

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Jason Whittney Curtis

Age 45

Of Riceville

Passed away Monday, October 14, 2019  


A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ricky Curtis; maternal grandfather, J.R. Crittenden; paternal grandparents, Walter Paige and Louzelle Melton Curtis.  He was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.


Survivors include his parents,

   Gary and Joy Crittenden Curtis of Riceville

Five sisters and three brothers-in-law,

   Tabatha and Eric Price of Riceville

   Amber and Brent Jones of Decatur

   Kristi and Larry Mingledorff of GA.

   Tiffany Shields of Athens

   Lacey Curtis of Athens

One brother,

   Gary Dean Curtis of Riceville

Maternal grandmother,

   Ruby Vaughn Crittenden of Athens

15 nieces and nephews, 1 great nephew


Funeral services will be 7 pm Thursday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with Pastor Jack Scallions officiating.  Burial will be 1 pm Friday in McMinn Memory Gardens.


Pallbearers will be Rylan Oliver, Devin Price, Dekota Curtis, Greg Shepherd and Tony McElhaney. Honorary pallbearer will be Gary Dean Curtis.


The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Thursday at the funeral home.


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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Jason Whittney Curtis.

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October 17, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

Funeral Service
October 17, 2019

7:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

October 18, 2019

1:00 PM
McMinn Memory Gardens
1739 County Road 561
Athens, TN 37303

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