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Thursday September 29th, 2022 7:48AM

Retired Georgia Power exec dies

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Retired Georgia Power executive and Gainesville civic leader Miller Watkins, Jr. has died.

Watkins was the Northeast Georgia District Manager for the utility for 23 years. He also was a past president of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club of Gainesville. In addition, he was an original board member for Lanier Park Hospital.

Miller Watkins was 73-years-old.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Little & Davenport Funeral Home, and the full obituary is available on the AccessNorthGa.com obituary page.
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Retired Georgia Power exec dies
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