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Viola Mae (Peters) Leslie

November 19, 1918 ~ June 28, 2022 (age 103)

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Obituary

Viola Mae Peters Leslie, age 103, of Athens, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at residence.

Viola was a native of Baileyton, TN in Greene County and longtime resident of McMinn County.  She was a daughter of the late Alfred Ira and Laura Ruth Littleton Peters.  She is also preceded by husbands Foster Leslie and Fay Hicks, sister Opal McCormick, brothers Floyd “Pete” Peters, Albert Peters and Hobert Peters.

Viola was a longstanding member of the former Piney Grove Methodist Church and faithfully attended Tellico Avenue Baptist Church for the past several years.

Viola is survived by

Sister Joy Key of Athens;

Several Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral Services will be at 5 PM Friday, July 1, 2022, at Ziegler Funeral Home with Rev. Anthony Cole officiating.  Interment will follow at Piney Grove Cemetery.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 4 PM – 5 PM Friday.

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

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Viola Mae Peters Leslie.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 1, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
ZIEGLER FUNERAL HOME
521 W MADISON AVE
ATHENS, TN 37303-3490

Funeral Service
Friday
July 1, 2022

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

Interment following funeral service
Friday
July 1, 2022

Piney Grove Cemetery
767 County Road 750
Athens, TN 37303

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