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  • Suburbs of Athens: Navy Supply Corps School, University of Georgia.

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

  • Their current mayor is Mayor Nancy Denson, who took office November 3rd, 2016.

  • Zip codes in the city: 30601, 30602, 30603, 30604, 30605, 30606, 30607, 30608, 30609, 30612.

  • Clarke County funeral flowers can be purchased from one of the local funeral shops we partner with.

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), Dunta Robinson (american football player), John Kasay (american football player), Kathleen Hersey (swimmer), and Ricky Wilson (musician and singer-songwriter).

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

Athens (formally known as Athens-Clarke County) is a consolidated city–county in the U.S. state of Georgia, in the northeastern part of the state, comprising the former city of Athens proper (the county seat) and Clarke County. The University of Georgia, the state's flagship public research university, is located in this college town, and contributed to its initial growth. In 1991, after a vote the preceding year, the original city abandoned its charter to form a unified government with Clarke County, referred to collectively as Athens-Clarke County. As of the 2010 census, the consolidated city-county (including all of Athens-Clarke County except Winterville and a portion of Bogart) had a total population of 115,452; all of Clarke County had a population of 116,714. Athens is the sixth-largest city in Georgia, and the principal city of the Athens-Clarke County, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a population of 192,541 as of the 2010 census. Athens-Clarke County has the smallest geographical area of a county in Georgia.

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 21 funeral home listings for the city of Athens, Georgia. Looking for Athens cemeteries?

Athens Obituaries

It was reported 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 express your sympathy and honor Joseph Paul's life.

It was disclosed by The Advocate on April 1st, 2016 that Sandra W Clary (Bryant) passed away 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 reported by The Star on March 15th, 2016 that Sue Stratton (Chandler) passed on 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 noted by The Daily Journal on August 12th, 2015 that Jacob Timothy "Jake" Jacobsen perished in Hopewell Twp, New Jersey.  Jacobsen was 34 years old and was born in Athens, GA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Jacob Timothy "Jake"'s life.

It was disclosed by The Columbian on July 5th, 2015 that Roland Lamar "Lee" Hoffer passed on 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 reported by Arizona Republic on June 18th, 2015 that George Brown passed on 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 noted on June 16th, 2015 that William Carl Mansberger passed away in Athens, Georgia.  Mansberger was 87 years old and was born in Laurel, FL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor William Carl's life.

It was written 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 express your sorrow and honor Evelyn B "Eve"'s life.

It was reported 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 sorrow and honor Vernon Russell "Randy"'s life.

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

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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,...

Ginn Funeral Home

Since 1917,Ginn funeral home has paid tribute to the time-honorde traditions of the Franklin county community.For three generations,our family has served our friends and neighbors in their time of need.

AE Carter Funeral Home

The caring and experienced professionals at A. E. Carter Funeral Home are here to support you through this difficult time. We offer a range of personalized services to suit your family’s wishes and requirements. You can count on us to help you...

Mc Commons Funeral Home

James Howard McCommons was born in Penfield, Georgia on May 6, 1878. As a child he attended Penfield School and built the fires at the school. After he came to school in Greensboro he continued to build the fires at Greensboro High School.

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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

Nearby Funeral Homes for Athens

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AE Carter Funeral Home
1670 Atlanta Hwy
Madison, GA 30650
Arthur Bowick Inc Funeral Home
823 E Spring St
Monroe, GA 30655
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Barrow Memorial Gardens
793 Atlanta Hwy Se
Winder, GA 30680
Brougham Funeral Products LLC
185 Broadway Ave
Braselton, GA 30517
Browns Funeral Home Incorporated
Athens Rd
Danielsville, GA 30633
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Callaway Funeral Home
208 N Rhodes St
Union Point, GA 30669
Carter Funeral Home
265 Highway 211 Nw
Winder, GA 30680
Carter Funeral Home
265 Highway 211 Nw
Winder, GA 30680
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Dexter T Sims Mortuary LLC
360 Lee St
Royston, GA 30662
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Eberhart Funeral Homes
131 King St
Winder, GA 30680
Evans Funeral Home and Evans Memorial Gardens
1350 Winder Hwy
Jefferson, GA 30549
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Forestglen Mortuary
195 Gordon St
Jefferson, GA 30549
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Ginn Funeral Home
90 Church St
Royston, GA 30520
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Hall Funeral Home
700 Church St
Royston, GA 30520
Hill Haven Memory Gardens
490 Edmondson Rd Nw
Monroe, GA 30655
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Ivie Funeral Home
1053 S Elm St
Commerce, GA 30529
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Jackson Funeral Home
1338 Gratis Rd Nw
Monroe, GA 30656
Jackson Memorial Park Incorporated
6825 Jefferson Rd
Commerce, GA 30529
Jf Phillips Mortuary
749 E Hightower Trl
Social Circle, GA 30025
Jones & Turner Funeral Home
484 Burney St
Madison, GA 30650
Jones Lexington Funeral Home
642 Washington Rd
Lexington, GA 30648
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Little Ward Funeral Home
115 State St
Commerce, GA 30529
Lomack Funeral Home & Chapel
70 Church St
Winder, GA 30680
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home W
1211 Jimmy Daniel Rd
Bogart, GA 30622
Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes
1064 Athens Rd
Crawford, GA 30630
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Mapp-Gilmore Funeral Service Incorporated
200 W Washington St
Madison, GA 30650
Mason Funeral Home
446 Homer Rd
Commerce, GA 30529
Mc Commons Funeral Home
109 W Broad St
Greensboro, GA 30642
Meadows Funeral Home Incorporated
760 Ga Hwy. 11 Se
Monroe, GA 30655
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Norrington's Funeral Home
516 School House St
Greensboro, GA 30642
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Oconee Memorial Park Cemetery
2370 Hog Mountain Rd
Watkinsville, GA 30677
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Pruitt Funeral Home Incorporated
47 Franklin Springs St
Royston, GA 30662
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Simmons Funeral Home
140 E Washington St
Madison, GA 30650
Smith Funeral Home Chapel
755 Atlanta Hwy Se
Winder, GA 30680
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Watts Funeral Home
1004 Dolvin Ave
Union Point, GA 30669
Westlawn Memorial Cemetery
304 N Broad St
Monroe, GA 30655
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Young's Funeral Home
129 Washington St
Monroe, GA 30655

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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