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Tony Douglas Farris

September 26, 1965 ~ February 22, 2021 (age 55)


Tony Douglas Farris, age 55, of Athens, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021 at his residence.

A native and longtime resident of McMinn County, Tony was a son of the late Cecil and Pauline Bunch Farris. He was preceded in death by sister Judy Lynn Farris Walker and uncle Jack Hicks.

Tony a member of Athens First Baptist Church and was employed at Denso.

Survivors include

Daughters Jessica Sprague and husband Brandon of Athens and Laken Farris of Athens;
Grandsons Easton Musnicki and Elijah Hill;
Sisters Cathy Stone and husband Olice of Athens, Lisa Crabtree and husband Tim of Riceville, Sharon Russell of Etowah, and Tammy Upton and husband Darris of Knoxville;

Brothers Bobby Farris and wife Kim of Athens, and Jackie Farris of Etowah;

Aunt Mary Bunch Hicks;
Several nieces and nephews along with special Nephew Tyler Bain;

Special friends David O’Daniel, Sharon Massingale and Tracy Matthews.

The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 PM Friday, February 26 at Ziegler Funeral Home.

There will be no formal services.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the McMinn County Humane Society.  The address is 3 Davidson Road
Athens, Tennessee 37303.

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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Tony Douglas Farris.

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February 26, 2021

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

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