January 23, 1968 - - March 04, 2019
Jeffery E. Sliger, 51, of Decatur and formerly of Athens, died Monday morning, March 4, 2019 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.
He was a native of McMinn County ,and preceded in death by maternal grandparents, John R. and Mildred Humphreys, paternal grandparents, Corbit and Hazel Sliger, and a sister, Sabrina Sliger.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of Athens, and ...
October 16, 1932 - - February 23, 2019
Charles Wayne Parkinson, 86, of Riceville, died Saturday morning, February 23, 2019 at Life Care Center of Athens.
He was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was the son of the late Charlie and Ruth Millard Parkinson. He was also preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Hall Parkinson.
He was a member of Eastanallee Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Air Force during the ...
January 23, 1939 - - February 20, 2019
Ronald Lee Younger,"Ron" age 80 of Athens, passed away Wednesday morning, February 20, 2019 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.
He was born and raised in Lynchburg, VA. Ron was the only child of the late Margaret L. Younger and Bennie T. Younger.
Ron graduated from North Carolina State University, Raleigh N.C., in 1961 in their school of Pulp and Paper Technology. He beg ...
August 10, 1957 - - February 14, 2019
Charles Roy Rowland, 61, of Englewood, transitioned to heaven Thursday morning, February 14, 2019 at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.
He was a native of McMinn County and was a son of the late Glenn Rowland. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, Mitchel Rowland, Beaulah Davis Rowland and Bronce Elkins, and Carolyn and Richard Slack, nieces, Stacie Brantley a ...
September 11, 1929 - - February 12, 2019
Betsy Stewart Perry, 89, of the Rogers Creek community near Athens, died Tuesday morning, February 12, 2019 at her home.
She was born in Salem, Virginia and was a longtime resident of McMinn County and was the daughter of the late Elmer and Emma King Stewart. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Vernon H. Perry.
She was a member of Clearwater Baptist Church.
She is ...
June 16, 1961 - - February 10, 2019
Kenneth (Kenny) Lynn Parson, Jr. 57, of Athens passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 10, 2019, at Starr Regional Medical Center as the result of a stroke.
Kenny was a native and lifelong resident of Athens, the son of the late Kenneth and Frieda Parson.
He was a graduate of McMinn County High School and earned a bachelor's degree from East Tennessee State University. Fo ...
February 16, 1924 - - February 08, 2019
On February 8, 2019, the family of Trudy (Gertrud) Eulberg Plemons began to experience life without her in it, just days before her 95th birthday.
Born on February 16, 1924, in Koblenz, Germany, she passed peacefully at her home in Athens, Tennessee with loved ones providing comfort.
It's customary to include a synopsis of someone's life story at his point. 95 years of life ...
October 24, 1943 - - January 29, 2019
Douglas Charles Jackson, 75, of Englewood, died Tuesday, January 29, 2019 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
He was a son of the late Charles and Florence Evans Jackson.
He was born on October 24, 1943 in Bellmore, New York and graduated from Hofstra University with a degree in mechanical engineering. He worked for TVA as safety engineer and manager of employee conc ...
February 13, 1945 - - January 26, 2019
Robert H. (Hal) Buttram died on Saturday, January 26, at the age of 73. He was born and raised in Athens, son of the late Frank and Edith Buttram.
Buttram was a graduate of Tennessee Military Institute and Tennessee Wesleyan University. He was a pilot in the U.S. Navy from 1967 - 1978 achieving a rank of Lieutenant Commander. Buttram was a partner in Hammer Johnson Suppl ...
February 10, 1944 - - January 21, 2019
Joseph "Joe" Schickler, 74, of Athens, died Monday, January 21, 2019 at his home.
He was a native of Brooklyn, NY and was a son of the late Morris and Irene Siegel Schickler.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war and for twenty one years in the U.S. Air Force National Guard Reserve. He was a Police officer for 21 years with the NYPD, and most recently had also work ...