Athens Banner-Herald Obituaries

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February 20, 2018

Margaret V. Dull

Margaret V. Dull

Athens, GA

Mrs. Margaret V. Dull, 86, of Athens, died February 14, 2018. A native of Bozeman, Montana, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Effrosine Vallalas Voulkos. She graduated from Montana State University. She was a homemaker and charter member of St. Gregory the Great...

Eleanor Becker Holtz

Eleanor Becker Holtz

Watkinsville, GA

Eleanor Becker Holtz, 80, passed away February 9, 2018. She was born in Fayetteville, Tennessee on October 27, 1937 to the late James and Sara Becker. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, James David "Jim" Holtz; brother, Jim Becker; and...

Munjo Hutchins

Munjo Hutchins

Athens, GA

Munjo Hutchins, 71, of Colbert, died Saturday, February 17, 2018. She was born to the late William Curtis Bowen and Mattie Virginia Dunn Bowen, also preceding her in death are her brother, Franklin Bowen, sister, Madolyn Bowen Tuggle, and grandchild, Dana Bennett LaFavre. Ms....

Larry M. James Jr.

Larry M. James Jr.

Athens, GA

Larry M. James, Jr., 41, affectionately known by many as "LJ", died Friday, February 16, 2018. Born in Augusta, GA, he was the son of Judy James of Watkinsville and the late Larry M. James, Sr. Larry was a graduate of Athens Christian School and Emmanuel College where he was a...

Melvin Eugene Johnson

Melvin Eugene Johnson

Colbert, GA

Melvin Eugene Johnson, 86, went peacefully to meet his Savior at Augusta University Medical Center on February 17, 2018. Melvin was born in Augusta, GA and was the only child of the late Ralph and Eudell Hattaway Johnson. He graduated from Louisville Academy in 1948 and...

Catherine Taylor "Kate" Jones

Catherine Taylor "Kate" Jones

Athens, GA

Catherine Taylor "Kate" Jones, 16, of Athens unexpectedly passed away on Feb. 17, 2018. Kate was the daughter of Susan and Everett Jones III. Kate was a fearless competitor on the soccer field, had a fiery spirit, lover of music and adored by everyone she came in contact...

Antonious L. Jordan

Antonious L. Jordan

Athens, GA

Antonious L. "Tonio" Jordan, age 30, of Athens, GA passed February 14, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 AM on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church with interment in East Lawn Memorial Cemetery. Viewing, Tuesday 1-7 PM, at the funeral home....

Walter Richard "Dicky" Nixon

Walter Richard "Dicky" Nixon

Athens, GA

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Walter Richard "Dicky" Nixon, age 76 of Athens, Georgia (South Jackson Community) who entered into rest Sunday, February 18, 2018. Mr. Nixon was born in Jackson County, Georgia a son of the late Horace and Blanche Venable Nixon,...

Published in Athens Banner-Herald from Feb. 19 to Feb. 20, 2018.

Sara Segars Phillips

Sara Segars Phillips

Athens, GA

Sara Segars Phillips, 85, of Athens, GA, died on February 18, 2018, after an extended illness, surrounded by her family. She was born in 1932 in Royston, GA, and attended school in Hart County. She was a member of Young Harris Memorial United Methodist Church in Athens for...

William Clay Rooker

William Clay Rooker

Elberton, GA

Mr. William Clay Rooker, 61, of North Broad Street, Bowman, GA passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 at Augusta University Medical Center. Mr. Rooker was born on November 10, 1956 in Kingsport, Tennessee to William K. Rooker and Barbara J. Hancock Rooker. Clay's greatest...

February 18, 2018

Henry Bennett

Henry Bennett

Athens, GA

Rev. Henry Bennett, 75 of Athens, passed away Friday Feb. 16, 2018 He was the son of the late Coyle and Voyla Bennett. Rev. Bennett was a minister for more than 30 years. He also was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Other than his parents, Rev. Bennett was preceded in death by...

Brenda Joyce Connell

Brenda Joyce Connell

Athens, GA

Brenda Joyce Connell, 76, of Bogart, passed away Friday, February 16, 2018. Mrs. Connell enjoyed yardwork, spending time with her family, and good music. She was preceded in death by her husband, Connie Mac Connell. She is survived by her daughter, Virginia Connell...

Ursula Gelczis

Ursula Gelczis

85, Athens, Ga

Ursula Gelczis, 85, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. A native of Kearny, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Margaret Saviskas Nakrosis. Mrs. Gelczis was an executive secretary on Wall Street, NY, before her marriage to John Gelczis in 1956. She...

Elizabeth Louise Wallace Melton

Elizabeth Louise Wallace Melton

Athens, GA

Elizabeth Louise Wallace Melton - 87 Just before noon on February 15, 2018, our Granny Louise or Big Granny, as she was known, left this world quietly and peacefully at the age of 87. Surrounded by her family, she entered Heaven's Gates to her waiting mother, father, and 4...

Marcus Jackson Smith

Marcus Jackson Smith

Athens, GA

Marcus Jack Smith died on Feb 4, 2018 in Athens where he was a long time resident. Born Jan 16, 1932 in Bellville GA. He is survived by his son Marcus Thomas Smith (Gloria), Daughter Cynthia Ann Smith, Grandsons Adam & Ryan Smith, A foster child Anterria Flores, Brother Gene...

Barbara Kay Marston Stovall

Barbara Kay Marston Stovall

Reidsville, GA

Barbara Kay Marston Stovall, 80, of Athens passed away on February 9, after a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease. Barbara was born on February 7, 1938, in Atlanta, GA to Ruth and George Marston. She attended Hoke Smith High School and later earned both her Bachelor of...

Michael Kirby Tyler

Michael Kirby Tyler

Swainsboro, GA

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. Michael Kirby Tyler, age 52, of Athens, GA on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Private Graveside services will be held Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Bishop Chapel Cemetery in Summertown, GA for close family...

February 17, 2018

Virginia Mary Berg

Virginia Mary Berg

Athens, GA

Virginia M. Berg, 79, of Athens, Georgia, passed away February 14, 2018. She was born in Youngstown, Ohio on February 8, 1939 to the late John Elmer Berg and Ann Rudy Berg. She is survived by her sisters, Barbara McGrath (Doug) of Phoenix, Arizona, Beverly Zwick of Duluth,...

Rupert Kendall Dean

Rupert Kendall Dean

Danielsville, GA

Mr. Rupert Kendall Dean, 79, of Danielsville, GA passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Rosemont at Stone Mountain in Stone Mountain, GA. Mr. Dean was born in Royston, GA on November 3, 1938, son of the late William (Bill) Howard Dean and the late Esther Hulsey Dean....

February 16, 2018

Dr. Susan Alexander

Dr. Susan Alexander

Athens, GA

Dr. Susan Alexander, 81, of Athens died Saturday, February 10, 2018. She had a peaceful passing at home, with her two sons at her side. A native of Kerala, India, Dr. Alexander was the fifth child of P. Easso Mathew and Chinnamma Mathew, teachers in Kayamkulam. She studied...

Martha Davenport

Martha Davenport

Athens, GA

Martha Davenport, age 75, of Crawford, Georgia passed on February 5, 2018. Survivors include her sisters, Ruth Young and Hattie Rittenberry; brother, Darius Pope; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, February 17,...

William Bradford "Billy" Henderson

William Bradford "Billy" Henderson

Athens, GA

William Bradford "Billy" Henderson, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. A Celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Mabel White Baptist Church. The family will greet friends following the service at...

Phillip Asbury Lomax

Phillip Asbury Lomax

Athens, FL

Phillip Asbury Lomax, 82, of Athens, passed away on February 14, 2018, at home after a lengthy bout with Parkinsonism. He was born October 28, 1935, in Statesville, NC, to the late C. Bret Lomax and Marian Phillips Lomax. Phillip grew up in the North Wilkesboro, NC area and...

Robert Kenneth "Robbie" Martin

Robert Kenneth "Robbie" Martin

Watkinsville, GA

Robert Kenneth "Robbie" Martin, 29, went to be with our Lord on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Born in Hollywood, FL, he was the son of Dennis Robert and Debra Cote Martin. Robbie was a graduate of Rabun County High School and the Terry College of Business at the University of...

Thomas "Boont" Nesbitt

Thomas "Boont" Nesbitt

Crawford, GA

Thomas "Boont" Nesbitt, 38, of Lexington, died February 7, 2018 . A viewing will be Friday, February 16, 2018 from 1-7 PM at the funeral home. The funeral service will be Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Fork Bethel Baptist Church. Interment in the church...

Betty Hayes Pittman

Betty Hayes Pittman

Watkinsville, GA

Betty Hayes Pittman, 79, of Bishop, died Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Born in Adel, GA to the late Willie E. Hayes and Hattie Taylor Hayes, Betty was also preceded in death by her son, James Alan Pittman. She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Pittman Lally (Timothy),...

John Henry SmithJr.

John Henry SmithJr.

Lexington, GA

John H. Smith Jr., 77, of Lexington, died February 13, 2018. A viewing will be Friday, February 16, 2017 from 1-7 PM at the funeral home. The funeral service will be Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Interment in Athens Memory Gardens. ...

February 15, 2018

Betty Jean Wilker Barnett

Betty Jean Wilker Barnett

Athens, GA

On Sunday, February 11, 2018, Betty Jean Wilker Barnett entered into eternal rest just as she had lived, blanketed in serenity and peace and confident in the fact that she was loved and cherished. Betty was the middle child of M.J. and Clara Wilker, both deceased; the younger...

Frances Jenkins Garrison

Frances Jenkins Garrison

Atlanta, GA

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Frances Jenkins Garrison, age 95, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Mrs. Garrison was born in Ambrose, Georgia, a daughter to the late Luke Grady Jenkins and the late Sivil Chambliss Jenkins. Mrs....

February 14, 2018

Grover E. Foster

Grover E. Foster

Athens, GA

Grover Edgar Foster, age 83, of Bishop, GA passed February 10, 2018. Survivors include: his wife, Lillian Foster; one daughter, Loretta Carithers; two sons, Hamilton Foster and Russell Foster; two sisters, Ora Sims and Jeannette Kinney; four grandchildren, Jameka Christopher,...

Orena Washington Griffeth

Orena Washington Griffeth

Athens, GA

Orena Washington Griffeth, age 100, of Athens, GA, died Thursday February 2, 2018. She is survived by sons, Jester Lee Griffeth, Joe Louis Griffeth and D'wayne Griffeth and one sister, Margie Washington and a host of grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be...

Sharon Holliday Persons

Sharon Holliday Persons

Perry, GA

PERRY- Sharon Holliday Persons, 67, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2018. A private interment will take place in Oaklawn Cemetery in Ft. Valley. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Perry United Methodist Church. Friends are...

Billie Wallace Sumner

Billie Wallace Sumner

Mount Pleasants, SC

Billie Wallace Sumner, born March 31, 1929 in Elkhorn City, Kentucky, daughter of the late Kelly Wallace and the late Pearl Fleming Wallace died Saturday, February 10, 2018. Billie, 88, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, was the wife of the late Dr. Edward Donald Sumner, Sr....

Caretha Miller "Cat" Taylor

Caretha Miller "Cat" Taylor

Athens, GA

Caretha "Cat" Miller Taylor, age 81, of Athens, Georgia passed on February 4, 2018. Survivors include; one son, Louis Buynon Taylor; five daughters, Gail T. Henderson, Mary Denise Taylor, Zelma T. Moore, Sheila T. Cureaux and Gwendolyn Taylor; seven grandchildren; three...

February 13, 2018

Judy Kathryn Fowler

Judy Kathryn Fowler

Watkinsville, GA

Judy Kathryn Fowler, 71, of Athens, died Saturday, February 10, 2018. Judy was born in Plant City, FL to the late Powell McRae Johnson and Ruby Lee Hiers Johnson. Judy retired from the Oconee County School System where she taught. Ms. Fowler was an educator, quilter, loved...

Cathy Yvonne Hawkes Giles

Cathy Yvonne Hawkes Giles

Hull, GA

Cathy Yvonne Hawkes Giles, 61, of Hull, passed away Friday, February 9, 2018. A native of Woonsocket, RI, Mrs. Giles was a daughter of the late Oscar Hawkes and Vivian Eberhart Hawkes. Survivors include her husband, Norris "Butch" Giles of Hull; daughter and son-in-law,...

James Franklin Haley Jr.

James Franklin Haley Jr.

Danielsville, GA

Mr. James Franklin Haley, Jr., 75, of Danielsville, GA passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens, GA. Mr. Haley was born in Hull, GA on November 24, 1942, son of the late James Franklin Haley, Sr. and the late Corene...

Published in Athens Banner-Herald from Feb. 12 to Feb. 13, 2018.

Nancy Channel Hobart (Cates)

Nancy Channel Hobart (Cates)

Winterville, GA

Nancy Channel Hobart, age 75, died at home on February 3, 2018 from frontal temporal dementia. In addition to her wife Alice Mohor, Nancy is survived by her sister Mary Hobart, two nieces, two nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. Nancy was born in Washington D.C. on March...

Teressa Long Schultz

Teressa Long Schultz

Athens, GA

Teressa L. Schultz, 81, of Winterville, died February 12, 2018. Born in Athens, she was the daughter of the late Esco and Evelyn Vinson Long. She was retired from Westclox with over 30 years of service. Teressa was a longtime member of West End Baptist Church where she...

Julia Allene Smith

Julia Allene Smith

Danielsville, GA

Mrs. Julia Allene Gaddis Smith, 88, of Danielsville, GA passed away on Monday, February 12, 2018, at her home. Mrs. Smith was born in Royston, GA on January 27, 1930; daughter of the late, Frank C. Gaddis and the late, Pearlie Mae Horne Gaddis. She was a homemaker and was a...

Published in Athens Banner-Herald from Feb. 12 to Feb. 13, 2018.
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