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

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

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

It was revealed 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 express your sympathy and honor Roland Lamar "Lee"'s life.

It was disclosed 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 written on June 16th, 2015 that William Carl Mansberger passed on 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) passed on in Athens, Georgia.  Ms. Shelnutt was 73 years old and was born in Spartanburg, SC.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Evelyn B "Eve"'s life.

It was revealed on March 8th, 2015 that Vernon Russell "Randy" Randall died 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 disclosed 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 express your sympathy and honor Marjorie's life.

All Funeral Homes in Athens

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Athens Memory Gardens
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
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Bernstein Funeral Home & Cremation Services
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
Bridges Funeral Home Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
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East Lawn Memorial Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
Evergreen Memorial Park
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
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Gardenview Funeral Chapel
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
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Hurley Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
Hurley Funeral Home Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
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Jackson-Mc Whorter Funeral Hm
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
Jones Lexington Funeral Chapel
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
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Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
Lord & Stephens Funeral Homes Love Games
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
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Mack and Payne Funeral Home Incorporated
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
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Oconee Hill Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
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Winfrey's Mutual Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185
Winfreys Mutual Funeral Home
5423 21st Ave Ne
Athens, WA 98185

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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