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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 10th, 2017.
  • 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 19 funeral home listings for the city of Athens, Georgia. Looking for Athens cemeteries?

Athens Obituaries

It was revealed by The Beacon News on October 1st, 2017 that Samuel Stephesn passed away in Aurora, Illinois.  Stephesn was 56 years old and was born in Athens, GA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Samuel's life.

It was revealed by Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati Post on September 3rd, 2017 that Robert Lane Wade died in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Wade was 78 years old and was born in Athens, GA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Robert Lane's life.

It was revealed on August 27th, 2017 that Caecilia M Hahn (Vandenboom) died in Athens, Georgia.  Ms. Hahn was 92 years old and was born in Emmerich, .  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Caecilia M's life.

It was disclosed on August 27th, 2017 that Walther L Hahn passed away in Athens, Georgia.  Hahn was 94 years old and was born in Berlin, .  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Walther L's life.

It was written on August 8th, 2017 that Michael Simpson Wilson passed on in Athens, Georgia.  Wilson was 35 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Michael Simpson's life.

It was reported on June 14th, 2017 that Carole Joyce Hurley (Holderman) perished in Athens, Georgia.  Ms. Hurley was 82 years old and was born in Norwood, OH.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Carole Joyce's life.

It was noted on June 9th, 2017 that Betty Jo "Miss B" Brown (Reid) perished in Athens, Georgia.  Ms. Brown was 90 years old and was born in Detroit, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Betty Jo "Miss B"'s life.

It was reported on May 24th, 2017 that John Earl "Jack" Zeh passed away in Athens, Georgia.  Zeh was 79 years old and was born in Milwaukee, WI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor John Earl "Jack"'s life.

It was noted on April 7th, 2017 that Dawn Simpson passed on in Athens, Georgia.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Dawn's life.

It was reported on April 6th, 2017 that Mack Edward Gill died in Athens, Georgia.  Gill was 66 years old and was born in Shelby, NC.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mack Edward'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,...

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

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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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Ivie Funeral Home
1053 S Elm St
Commerce, GA 30529
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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
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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
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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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Simmons Funeral Home
140 E Washington St
Madison, GA 30650
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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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