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Mike Thomason Farmington, GA


Mike “Pop” Thomason, 65, husband of 42 years to Cheryl Carson Thomason, died Wednesday, August 12, 2020. A lifelong resident of Oconee County, he was the son of the late John Henry...

Brian Deitz Bishop


Brian Lee Deitz was born at Olean General Hospital in Olean, New York, on November 13, 1975.  He passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 11, 2020.   He was the youngest child of...

June Elizabeth Gnann Athens, GA


June Elizabeth Martin Gnann, 94, died at home on August 11, 2020. The oldest daughter of the late Emily and Fred A. Martin, June was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 24, 1926, and moved to...

Walter Janes Athens


Walter P. Janes, Entered into rest on Monday, August 10, 2020. Walter was born in Oconee County on December 18, 1935.  He is survived by his brothers, Hershel (Sue) Janes and Charles Janes;...

Lamar Hines Athens


Lamar Hines, 79, of Ragland, Alabama, passed away on August 10, 2020 in Athens, Georgia. Burial will be in the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville, Georgia. The family will have a...

Joe Sykora, Sr. Watkinsville


Hubert Joseph “Joe” Sykora, Sr., 60, went to be with his Lord and Savior on August 9, 2020. A native of Houston, TX, Joe was adopted into the Sykora family in 1974 when he was...

Ty Hardigree Watkinsville, Georgia


Ty Cobb Hardigree died August 9, 2020. He was born on December 10, 1925 as the third of seven children on a farm during the depression. Because he was premature and weighed about two pounds,...

Ralph Nunn, Sr. Winterville


Ralph William Nunn, Sr., cherished husband, father and grandfather, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at the age of 71. Born in Athens, he was a son of the late Ralph Brown Nunn and Menter...

Jerry Peterman Stephens, Georgia


Jerry Franklin Peterman, Sr. Mr. Jerry F. Peterman, Sr. age 81, died peacefully at his home on Friday, August 7, 2020 surrounded by his family. Mr. Peterman was born on May 3, 1939 in Stephens,...

Elaine Nelms Danielsville, GA


Elaine Burkhalter Nelms, 65, wife of William "Bill" Howell Nelms, Jr., died August 6, 2020. Born in Athens, she was the daughter of the late Ben and Eulene Leachman Burkhalter. Elaine...

Dale Allen Winterville


Leslie Dale Allen, 62, of Winterville, died on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Born in Eatonton to the late Leslie Albert Allen and Janelle Ellis Allen Dalton, Dale served his country in the U.S. Army...

Nicolas Gensinger


Nicolas Frederick Gensinger, 29, husband of Andrea Seaward Gensinger, died Monday, August 3, 2020. Born in Athens, GA he was the son of Thomas Henry Gensinger of Las Vegas, NV and the late...

Syble Norris Athens, GA


Syble Toney Norris 87, of Athens, passed away August 3, 2020. She was the daughter of the late, Stacey Jack & Lillian Coile Toney. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Carroll...

Connie Miller Watkinsville


Connie Abigail Miller, 54, of Watkinsville, Georgia, died on Monday, August 3, 2020. She was the daughter of William Kelley and late Katie Kelley (Shelton). Connie was also proceeded in death by...

Bobbie Austin


Bobbie Jean Austin, 77, died Sunday, August 2, 2020. Born in Walhalla, SC, Mrs. Austin was the daughter of the late Robert Louis Sims and Pearl Gladys Barnett Sims.  She retired from Athens...

Donald Dodd Bogart


Donald Hoyt Dodd, 85, of Bogart, died on Saturday, August 1, 2020. Born in Oconee County to the late William Hoyt Dodd and Eunice Terry Dodd, Donald served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He...

Harrell Canning, Jr. Athens


Harrell Gustave Canning, Jr., 75, passed away after a brief illness on Friday, July 31, 2020 in Cumming, Georgia.  He was born on December 3, 1944 in Athens, Georgia to Harrell Gustave and...

Jodie Patton Jr. Bogart


Born the son of a farmer, Jodie S. Patton, Sr. and the former Jesse Lou Lee, on February 26, 1941 Jodie S. Patton, Jr. grew up in rural northern Oconee Co.  He graduated from Oconee Co High...

Anna Williams Augusta


  Anna Jean Trost Williams, 91 died July 30, 2020. A native of Greenville, Illinois, she was a daughter of the late George Franklin Trost and Leona Elizabeth McDonald Trost. Anna Jean was...

Faye Kesler Athens


Alice Faye Kesler, 77, of Athens, died on Monday, July 27, 2020. Born in Crawford to Mike Grimes and Beatrice Lucas Grimes, Faye worked as a seamstress for Athens-area textile mills before...

Kaylee Frantz


Kaylee Brooke Frantz, 20, died Monday, July 27, 2020. Born in Gwinnett, she was the daughter of Gary and Shari Frantz of Statham.  Kaylee was a student at Athens Technical College and worked...

Michael Short Stephens, GA


Michael Brantly Short Mike Short, 61 peacefully passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020, at his home in Stephens, GA. He is survived by his wife, Christine Sanders Short, daughters, Teena and...

Timothy Ashurst, Sr.


Timothy Lee Ashurst, Sr., died Saturday, July 25, 2020. Born in Dayton, Ohio, he was the son of the late James Wentland Ashurst and Martha Caroline Allen Ashurst and brother to the late John...

Joe Cooper Colbert


Joe Cooper (aka:Tommy Sawyer) 55 of Colbert, GA passed away on July 25th 2020. He was preceded in death by his mother Hazel Beatrice Adams & his father Roy Cleveland Cooper. Joe was a hard...

Pattie Wilson Lexington, GA


Pattie Lee Wilson, 91 of Lexington, GA passed away July 24, 2020. She was the daughter of the late, Royce & Lizzie Shepherd. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Marvin B....

Dr. Victor Nix


Athens, GA – Dr. Victor C. Nix, 99, passed away peacefully on July 24, 2020.  Born in Carroll County, GA, he was the son of the late Carl Augustus Nix, and Mattie Martin Nix.  He...

Dan McClure Athens, GA


Dan McClure, 71, of Athens, Georgia, went to be with his Creator on July 24, 2020 after some extensive health conditions. Praise the Lord! For he has heard my cry for mercy. The Lord is my...

Shirley Bridges Watkinsville, GA


Shirley Williams Bridges 84, passed away July 23, 2020. She was born on March 3, 1936 in High Shoals, GA. Mrs. Bridges was the daughter of the late, Andrew & Louree Williams. She graduated...

Eva Burgess Bogart, Georgia


Eva Mae Burgess, 88, of Bogart passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020. Born on March 11, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Frank Hammond and Daisy Culver Hammond. Eva was a long-time resident...

Dr. Hugh Dookwah Athens


Dr. Hugh D. Dookwah, of Athens-Clarke County, passed away peacefully in his home on July 23, 2020 from Congestive Heart Failure at the age of 70.  Hugh was born August 24, 1949 in Georgetown,...

Edward Casper Columbia, SC


Edward Barton Casper, 65, of Columbia, SC, died Wednesday, July 22, 2020.  Born in Miami, FL, Eddie was the beloved son of Harold R. Casper and Dorothy Thornton Casper, both of Watkinsville,...

Jimmy Tucker Danielsville, GA


Jimmy Tucker, 80 of Danielsville passed away July 22, 2020. He was the son of the late, Alvin & Rilla Tucker. Mr. Tucker was retired from Ila Elementary School. Funeral services are Saturday,...

Linda Dottery Watkinsville


Linda Louise Morphew Dottery, 79, of Watkinsville, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020. She was born in Bixby Knolls Maternity Hospital of Long Beach, California.  A native of Long Beach, Mrs....

Jessie Blake Athens


Jessie Miller Blake of Athens, Ga died July 19, 2020.She was born on September 25, 1927 in Spartanburg County, SC and attended public school in Greer, SC. She was preceded in death in 2019 by her...

John Weber Watkinsville


John Alan Weber, 82, Watkinsville, died July 18, 2020. He was born to Constant and Jeanne Weber, August 24, 1937 in Oceanside, NY. John had a 30-year career in print journalism before a decade as...

Betty Smith Athens


Betty Marie Reed Smith, 88, of Athens  died on Friday, July 17, 2020. Born in Texas to the late Earl Hobson Reed and Alva Veigh Harris Reed, Betty graduated from Irving High School and Dallas...

Doris Jackson Athens, GA


Doris Faye Jackson, age 84 of Athens, GA, passed away July 16, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Otis & Flara West. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Marshall Jackson;...

Grace Rabek Athens


Grace McClurg Rabek, beloved mother, grandmother, and sister, passed away on Thursday, July 16 following her 91st birthday.  Born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 4, 1929, she was a daughter of...

Hillman F. Griffith, Jr. Athens


Mr. Hillman "Buddy" F. Griffith, Jr. 86, died July 16, 2020.  Born August 31, 1933 in Athens, GA, Mr. Griffith retired from the United States Navy after twenty-one years of...

Amy Mathis Colbert


Amy Elaine Mathis, 43, of Colbert, died on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Amy was that most rare sort of person: a truly sweet, contented individual. She disliked no one and was never heard to utter an...

Lanier Bridges Lexington, Georgia


Lanier Bridges, 88, of Lexington, GA passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Born on January 21, 1932 in Crawford, GA, he was the son of the late George W. Bridges and Sarah Noel Bridges and was...

Joe Morris Crawford


Joe Donald Morris, cherished husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 at the age of 82. Born in Madison County, he was the son of the late Joe...

Susan Schoewe Rutledge, GA


Susan Hudgins Schoewe passed from this life at 8pm, Monday July 13th, 2020 at her home in Rutledge, Ga. after being diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer the week before.  She had the loves of...

Richard Patrick Danielsville, Georgia


Richard A. Patrick, age 93, passed peacefully Monday, July 13th at his home in Danielsville. He was born May 10, 1927 in Whitfield Co.  Ga. His mother was Mossie Pierce and...
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