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EMERSON LEE EATON, JR

January 6, 1953 ~ May 28, 2021 (age 68)

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Obituary

Emerson Lee Eaton, Jr, age 68, of Decatur, passed away Friday, May 28, 2021, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.

Lee was born in Blue Ridge, Ga to the late Emerson Lee Eaton Sr. and Jaynell Kincaid Eaton. He was a longtime resident of Athens and later of Meigs County. Lee was also preceded in death by a brother, David Eaton and a brother-in-law, Eddie Pulley. He was an Army veteran and had served as a long hall truck driver for many years.

He is survived by two sons, Emerson Lee Eaton III and Jefferson Thomas Sr.

Sister, Vickie Pulley

Brother, Steve Eaton

Grandchildren, Emerson Lee Eaton IV, Rose Thomas, Shelia Thomas, Jefferson Thomas Jr., Chaseon Thomas and Cameron Thomas

The mother of his children, Patricia Eaton

Along with several nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, June 1 ,2021, at Ziegler Funeral Home with Rev Greg Watson officiating.

Burial will follow in Fain Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm Tuesday prior to the service at Ziegler Funeral Home.

If you are unable to attend the visitation or funeral service, you are encouraged to sign the online registry at:

www.zieglerfuneralhome.com

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Emerson Lee Eaton, Jr.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 1, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
ZIEGLER FUNERAL HOME
521 W MADISON AVE
ATHENS, TN 37303-3490

Funeral Service
Tuesday
June 1, 2021

2:00 PM
ZIEGLER FUNERAL HOME
521 W MADISON AVE
ATHENS, TN 37303-3490

Committal
Tuesday
June 1, 2021

3:15 PM
FAIN CEMETERY
348 County Road 415
Englewood, TN 37329

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