06. April 2014 · Comments Off on “Z” Obituaries · Categories: Obituary

ZABRESKY,  EMERY  64, of the Crab Orchard Community, died June 3, 1965.  He was a native of Litpa, Hungary. He was born Nov. 11, 1900, the son of Emit and Mary Zabresky.  Survivor; wife, Alene Whaley Zabresky.  Burial in Crab Orchard Cemetery, Oakdale.  [Morgan County News]

ZIEGLER, FREDERICK, 67, Coalfield, formerly of Wartburg, died Dec. 22, 2000.  He retired from the Army after 20 years of service.  He taught vocational electronics in Roane County and was also retired from the Wartburg Post Office.  Preceded by first wife Carol Ziegler; parents Frederick and Florence Ziegler and mother in law, Callie Jones.  Survivors: wife of 14 years, Velva Jones Ziegler; son, Brian Ziegler of Kingston and finacee Misty Davis and her son, Skylar of Wartburg; daughters, Connie Bray and finacee Don Pickard of Coalfield; Lisa Chapman and husband John of Gray and Suzanne Ziegler of Maryville; grandsons, Eric Chapman, Tyler Melton, Jessie Keith and Dre (?) Ziegler; granddaughter Jessica Chapman; brother and sister-in-law, Terry and Debbie Ziegler of Mich.; sister and brother-in-law Carol and Bill Domino of Utah.  Burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Deer Lodge.  [Morgan County News]

ZUMSTEIN, DONALD GENE – age 74 of West Knoxville, died Monday, March 20, 2006 at Baptist Medical Center West. Don was a retired Lt. Col. with the United States Air Force, serving as a pilot and an active member of The Order of Daedalians. Don attended West Emory Presbyterian Church and was a graduate of Warren Wilson College, receiving his B.S. and Masters degree from Troy State University. Don was preceded in death in 2001 by: his loving wife of 45 years, Betty K. Zumstein; and son, Steven Eric Zumstein. He is survived by: his devoted wife, Sandra Swann Zumstein and her children and grandchildren; son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Cindy Zumstein; grandchildren Benjamin Donald, Emily Ann and Steven Keller Zumstein; brother, Russell Zumstein and his children, Gary Zumstein and Janice Buffler. Family and friends will meet at the Adair Rd. entrance to Lynnhurst Cemetery by 1:45 p.m. Thursday for a 2:00 p.m. graveside service with Dr. George K. {Pete} Preston, III officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: the Muscular Dystrophy Association, P.O. Box # 53145, Knoxville, TN, 37950. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday and 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Thursday at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel. [Knoxville News Sentinel]
 (NOTE: Mr. Zumstein grew up in the Pine Orchard Community of Morgan County)

ZUMSTEIN,  EDWARD W.,   75, formerly of Morgan County, died, in Georgia. He was born near Catoosa 11/7/1889 to the late Charles A. & Mary Headrick Zumstein.  Preceded by wife, Ethel Williams Zumstein who died in 1950.  Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Kathryn Buff; 2 grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. M. L Monroe and Mrs. T. E. Byrum. [Morgan County News]

ZUMSTEIN, MRS. GLEN ALICE (KREIS), age 84 of Knoxville, formerly of Morgan County, passed away Wednesday July 9, 2008 at Parkwest Hospital. She was preceded in death by parents; Carl and Gertrude Kreis, Husbands; Nathaniel Stringfield and Charles E. Zumstein. Brothers; Charles, Willard and Billy Kreis. Mrs. Zumstein is survived by daughter; Donna Maples of Knoxville. Sister; Mary Margaret Kreis, niece; Sharon Kreis both of Wartburg. The family will receive friends Friday, July 11, 2008 from 6 to 8:00 P.M. at Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral service will follow at 8:00 P.M. with Pastor Robert Pfaff officiating. Graveside service will be Saturday, July 12th at 10:00 A.M., Morgan Memorial Gardens.
[Morgan County News]

ZUMSTEIN, HAZEL WEATHERFORD, 50, died Oct. 26, 1956

 ZUMSTEIN, JOHN PINKNEY, born 15 Nov 1887 Morgan County, TN, died 11 Oct 1924 Morgan County, TN, son of Rudolph and Matilda Hedrick Zumstein. He married on 5 Sep 1909, Christena (Stena) Ruppee born 8 Apr 1892 Morgan County, TN, died 1956 Morgan County, TN. Stena was the daughter of Frederick Henry Ruppee born 11 Jun 1860 Morgan County, TN, died 22 May 1922 Morgan County, TN and Auguste Emile (Amelia) Melhorn born Jun 1855 Morgan County, TN, died Dec 1895 Morgan County, TN.   They were married 30 May 1881 Morgan County, TN.

I have seen John Pinkney Zumstein’s name as John Paul and John Pontnay Zumstein but find it as Pinkney on his WWI Draft card that he signed. Also found on the draft card that he listed his year of birth as 1887 instead of 1886 which was on his tombstone.

John Pinkney and Stena Ruppee Zumstein had the following children:

*Henry R. Zumstein born 26 Jul 1910 Morgan County, TN, died 30 May 1920 Rockwood, Roane County, TN. Married Clara B. on 5 Jul 1947 Roane County, TN.

*William S. (Jack) Zumstein born 26 Aug 1912 Morgan County, TN, died 15 Oct 1983 Kingston, Roane County, TN. Married Edna Bingham 29 Oct 29 1955 Morgan County, TN.

*Helen Faye Zumstein born 16 Jun 1915 Morgan County, TN, died 28 Dec 1993, buried Smith Cemetery, Morgan County, TN. Married Alfred Clay Smith 9 Mar 1929 Morgan County, TN.

*Arthur R. Zumstein born 29 Jul 1917 Morgan County, TN, died 29 Jun 1944, buried Pine Orchard Cemetery (Old), Oakdale, Morgan County, TN.

*Vera Mae (Marie) Zumstein born 1919 Morgan County, TN. Married Jimmy Music before 1940.

Anna G. Zumstein born Nov 1871, died 1940 Morgan County, TN,  Paul Rudolph Zumstein’s first cousin. I have Anna marrying Enoch Townsend (Town) Brown on 28 Jun 1898 in Morgan County. They applied for the license on 27 Jun 1898. Enoch Townsend (Town) Brown born Sep 1871 Morgan County, died 29 Nov 1924 Stearns County, Kentucky, was the son of James and Mary Farmer Brown. [submitted]

ZUMSTEIN, JULIA ANN, age 59 of the Bayless Street in Rockwood passed
away June 5, 2009 in the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.  Born
and raised in Rockwood, she attended the Rockwood United Methodist
Church.  After retiring as an Operator with AT&T, she joined Rockwood
High School as an Attendance Clerk where she served as secretary of the
Band and Sports Boosters.  She was preceded in death by her parents
Shirley and Ann Zumstein.
Survivors include:
Brother           Mike Zumstein (Judy) of Oakdale
Sister              Linda Devine (Richard) of Mississippi
Nephew         Richard Devine of Wisconsin
Nieces            Beth Broom (Greg) of North Carolina & their children
Laci and Caleb Broom, Carol Burnett (David) Alabama
Aunts             Helen Willis of Daysville
                      Thelma Kelly of Gatlinburg
Uncles            Ed Willis (Mary) of Oakdale
                      Avery Willis of California
Many              Cousins
Cremation arrangements have been made.  Services to be scheduled at a
later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Rockwood High School Band Boosters at:
Mr. Ron Burgess, President:105 Clearview Drive; Rockwood, TN  37854.
[Evans Mortuary, Rockwood, TN]


ZUMSTEIN, RUBY BLAKE, 87, of Panama City, Fla., formerly of the Pine Orchard Community, died Dec. 27, 2002 in Panama City.  She was a member of the Pine Orchard Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husbands, Jessie Robinson and Joseph E. Zumstein.  She is survived by her daughter, Betty Y. Masaitis of Pensacola, Fla.; grandchild, Rana J. Penn of Panama City and great-grandchildren Alex and Mia Penn.  The family will receive friends Friday, Jan. 3, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Pine Orchard Baptist Church.  Graveside services will follow in Pine Orchard Cemetery.  Evans Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.  [Roane County News]

ZUMSTEIN, SHIRLEY MAE,  59,  died June 5, 2000 in Hohenwald, TN.  She was born Sept. 28, 1940 in Camp Austin, a daughter of the late Edward Gus and Ethyl Stewart Headrick.  She was married to Joe Zumstein.  Preceded by a brother, Ray Headrick.  Survivors include her husband and a son, Mark Andrew Zumstein; daughter, Julie Reeves; two brothers, Louis Headrick and Robert Headrick; four sisters, Ruth Kreis, Rema Kreis, Reba Honeycutt and Faye Cogdill; grandson, Holden Reeves and step-granddaughter, Sasha Reeves.  Burial in New Hope Cemetery.  [Morgan County News]

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