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November 26, 1983 ~ November 22, 2019 (age 35)

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Jeremiah Joshua Guffey, age 35, of Athens, passed away

Friday, November 22, 2019 at Starr Regional Medical Center.

A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was preceded in death by

His maternal grandmother; Mildred Anderson and paternal grandparents George and Ruby Guffey.  Jeremiah loved computer gaming, and was of the Baptist faith.


Survivors include:

Mother; Melinda Anderson Smallen of Niota

Father; Teddy E. Guffey of Athens

A Brother; Justin Smallen of Niota   

Paternal Grandfather; Roy Anderson

Uncles and Aunts; John and Paula Guffey, Ricky Guffy, Sandy Aken, and Roy Anderson, Jr.

Several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be 7 pm Monday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home.

Burial will be 11 am Tuesday in McMinn Memory Gardens.


The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm Monday 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 Jeremiah Joshua Guffey

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of JEREMIAH JOSHUA GUFFEY, please visit our floral store.


November 25, 2019

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

Funeral Service
November 25, 2019

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

November 26, 2019

11:00 AM
McMinn Memory Gardens
1739 County Road 561
Athens, TN 37303

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