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July 9, 1963 ~ May 9, 2018 (age 54)
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Robert “Bobby” Nelson Lemke

Age 54 , of Niota , passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018 , at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville

A native of Coldwater, MI. and longtime resident of McMinn County, he was the son of the late James William Lemke and Mary Lou Worth Davis.

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

   Bobbie Nicole Lemke of Niota

   Paige and Greg McCowen of Maryville

One son,

   Steven Lemke of Niota

Five grandchildren: Zackarie Hearron, Adilyn McCowen, Dawson Thomas, Alexis Kossin, and Brycen Lemke

One sister and brother-in-law,

   Debbie and Carl Bookout of Madisonville

One brother and sister-in-law,

   Jimmy and Connie Lemke of Rockmart, GA.

Two nieces: Tiffany Johnson and Lacey Clemmons

Three nephews: Brent Myers, Brian Myers, and Little Jimmy Lemke

Funeral services will be 7 pm Saturday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Peter Mosier officiating. Burial will be 2 pm Sunday in Oak Grove Cemetery in Madisonville.

Pallbearers will be Brent Myers, Brian Myers, Jimmy Lemke, Chris Hollingsworth, Brandon Worthy and Mike Kossin.

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

If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the guest registry at

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Robert “Bobby” Nelson Lemke.

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