Places

  • Athens is also known as: The Classic City and Athens,Ga.

  • Athens tourist attractions include: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Double-barreled cannon, Tree That Owns Itself, Twilight Series, and University of Georgia Campus Arboretum.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Kim Basinger (actor and fashion model), Jeff Daniels (actor and musician), John Barrow (lawyer and politician), Ricky Wilson (musician and singer-songwriter), Bradford Cox (songwriter and singer), Jake Westbrook (baseball player), and Brian McCann (baseball player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Athens Banner-Herald, The Red and Black, and Flagpole Magazine.

  • Athens is home to the following sports teams: Georgia Bulldogs football team and Georgia Bulldogs basketball.

History

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Before Athens officially became a town in 1806 it was already the location the University of Georgia which was constructed in 1785. Its first buildings were made of logs, and its first permanent building was a brick building which is now referred to as the Old College. The town of Athens slowly grew as the surrounding lots of land owned by the university were sold.

The official website for the city of Athens is http://www.athensclarkecounty.com/.

There are currently 16 funeral home listings for the city of Athens, Georgia. Looking for Athens cemeteries?

Athens Obituaries

It was written by The Daily Herald on April 13th, 2016 that Joseph Paul Klaras passed away in Elgin, Illinois.  Klaras was 54 years old and was born in Athens, GA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Joseph Paul's life.

It was revealed by The Advocate on April 1st, 2016 that Sandra W Clary (Bryant) perished in Westerville, Ohio.  Ms. Clary was 73 years old and was born in Athens, GA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Sandra W's life.

It was written by The Star on March 15th, 2016 that Sue Stratton (Chandler) perished in Shelby, North Carolina.  Ms. Stratton was 97 years old and was born in Athens, GA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Sue's life.

It was reported by The Daily Journal on August 12th, 2015 that Jacob Timothy "Jake" Jacobsen died in Hopewell Twp, New Jersey.  Jacobsen was 34 years old and was born in Athens, GA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Jacob Timothy "Jake"'s life.

It was reported by The Columbian on July 5th, 2015 that Roland Lamar "Lee" Hoffer passed away in LaCenter, Washington.  Hoffer was 75 years old and was born in Athens, GA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Roland Lamar "Lee"'s life.

It was noted by Arizona Republic on June 18th, 2015 that George Brown died in Arizona.  Brown was 76 years old and was born in Athens, GA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor George's life.

It was reported on June 16th, 2015 that William Carl Mansberger perished in Athens, Georgia.  Mansberger was 87 years old and was born in Laurel, FL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor William Carl's life.

It was noted on April 9th, 2015 that Evelyn B "Eve" Shelnutt (Waldrop) perished in Athens, Georgia.  Ms. Shelnutt was 73 years old and was born in Spartanburg, SC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Evelyn B "Eve"'s life.

It was noted on March 8th, 2015 that Vernon Russell "Randy" Randall passed away in Athens, Georgia.  Randall was 91 years old and was born in Flint, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Vernon Russell "Randy"'s life.

It was revealed by Visalia Times-Delta on February 10th, 2015 that Marjorie Janz (Jones) died in Visalia, California.  Ms. Janz was 92 years old and was born in Athens, GA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Marjorie's life.

All Funeral Homes in Athens

Evergreen Memorial Park

We are proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of more than 1,600 funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose a Dignity Memorial provider, you not only receive the compassionate care you expect from a locally...

Young's Funeral Home

In 1938, Daniel “Dan” Young and his wife, Grace Perry Young, opened their first funeral home in Monroe, GA serving Walton & surrounding counties. In 1961, a second funeral home, purchased from Sanford Funeral Home, was opened in Covington,...

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Athens Memory Gardens
4355 Lexington Rd
Athens, GA 30605
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Bernstein Funeral Home & Cremation Services
3195 Atlanta Hwy
Athens, GA 30609
Bridges Funeral Home Incorporated
3035 Atlanta Hwy
Athens, GA 30609
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East Lawn Memorial Cemetery
825 Winterville Rd
Athens, GA 30603
Evergreen Memorial Park
3655 Atlanta Hwy
Athens, GA 30609
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Gardenview Funeral Chapel
605 Olympic Dr
Athens, GA 30601
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Hurley Funeral Home
346 Athens Ave
Athens, GA 30608
Hurley Funeral Home Incorporated
3000 Smokey Rd
Athens, GA 30601
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Jackson-Mc Whorter Funeral Hm
1253 W Broad St
Athens, GA 30612
Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel
490 Timothy Rd
Athens, GA 30609
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Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes
4355 Lexington Rd
Athens, GA 30605
Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes Love Games
675 Pulaski St
Athens, GA 30608
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Mack and Payne Funeral Home Incorporated
625 Nellie B Ave
Athens, GA 30601
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Oconee Hill Cemetery
297 Cemetery St
Athens, GA 30603
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Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home
390 Glenhaven Ave
Athens, GA 30606
Winfreys Mutual Funeral Home
390 Glenhaven Ave
Athens, GA 30612

Athens Funeral Home News

Funeral for GGC official set for today
LAWRENCEVILLE A memorial service for Lonnie Harvel will be held at 4 p.m. today at Athens First United Methodist Church. Harvel, who was the vice president of educational technology at Georgia Gwinnett College, died Thursday of a heart attack.
http://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/localnews/headlines/Funeral_for_GGC_official_set_for_today_106834743.html

Athens area wreck kills teen, injures 5 others
Ellis' funeral will be at 3 p.m. Monday at ... friends donate to either the Titan baseball team or the Athens Area Humane Society. The Jordan Ellis Memorial Fund also will be established at First Georgia Banking Company.
http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-11-07/athens-area-wreck-kills-baseball-standout-injures-5-others

Son's remains become art that comforts Athens mom
ATHENS, Ga. -- The mother of Lance Tilton ... He has talked with different funeral homes in the area that are interested in promoting the service, he said. Still, he doesn't want to capitalize on families' sympathies or grief. He also recognizes this kind ...
http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-11-05/sons-remains-become-art-comforts-athens-mom?v=1288935563

Georgia Ferne Michael Kail
Georgia was a member of the Hickory Grove United Methodist Church of Charlotte, N.C. Friends may call Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Jagers & Sons Funeral Home, Athens.
http://www.athensnews.com/ohio/article-32497-georgia-ferne-michael-kail.html

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