Angel-Sleeping

Frances Leona (Benson) Wittenmyer

May 29, 1947 ~ April 15, 2021 (age 73)

Obituary

Frances “Fran” Leona Benson Wittenmyer, age 73, of Athens, passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at her residence.

Frances was a daughter of the late Charlie Arnold Benson and Ella B. Vineyard Benson King, and was preceded in death by daughters Annette Lickliter and Karen Ruiz, granddaughter Stephany Kuhlman and sister Patricia Porter.

Frances is survived by her husband of 48 years Jerry Michael Wittenmyer;

Daughter Tammy Kuhlman and husband Howard of Niota;

Son Charles Lickliter of Athens;

Step Brother Mike King and wife Kathy of Romulus, MI;

12 Grandchildren;

18 Great Grandchildren;

Several Nieces and Nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 PM – 7 PM Tuesday, April 20 at Ziegler Funeral Home. 

Funeral Services will at 11 AM Wednesday at Ziegler Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Glen Standridge officiating.  Graveside services will follow at McMinn Memory Gardens.  

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

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

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Frances “Fran” Leona Benson Wittenmyer.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Frances Leona (Benson) Wittenmyer, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 20, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
ZIEGLER FUNERAL HOME
521 W MADISON AVE
ATHENS, TN 37303-3490

Funeral Service
Wednesday
April 21, 2021

11:00 AM
ZIEGLER FUNERAL HOME
521 W MADISON AVE
ATHENS, TN 37303-3490

GRAVESIDE
Wednesday
April 21, 2021

12:00 PM
McMinn Memory Gardens
1727-1739 County Road 560
Athens, TN 37303

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