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Elvira Jarriel Hatton, 93, formerly of Collins and widow of Alvin “Red” Hatton, passed away early Saturday morning, October 23, 2021 at the Oaks at Bethany in Vidalia.

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Burnnes Sutton Martin, 87, of Metter, passed to her heavenly home on Monday October 18, 2021, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Burnnes was born on August 26, 1934, to Mr Rufus and Edna Bishop Sutton. Mrs Burnnes was a homemaker and loved taking care of her family, espec…

Jack “Larry” Sparks, 63, of Metter died on October 20, 2021 at Glennvue Nursing Home under the care of Regency Southern Care Hospice. Larry loved fishing, eating boiled peanuts, and loved riding in his little silver Toyota. He was of the Baptist faith.

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    Lynda Faye Baker Beasley of Metter and wife of Rev. Johnny Beasley passed away Friday, October 15, 2021, at her residence.

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Walter Dan Henderson, 73 of Metter passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Candler County Hospital after a lengthy illness. He lived in Metter, Georgia all of his life, and was currently residing in his boyhood home. He was a Metter High School Class of 1966 graduate and attended Andrew…

James Ronnie Rountree, 70, passed away October 15, 2021 under the care of Bethany Hospice. He was a native and lifetime resident of Evans County.

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Chris Franklin Jarriel, “Nappy”, 58, of Metter, passed away Saturday, October 16, 2021, at his residence under the care of Hospice and his family.

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Tyler Leslie Allen Herron, 23 of Metter gained his forever wings Friday October 8, 2021. Tyler was born on May 27, 1998 in Bowling Green, OH and moved to Metter in 2005. He is a Metter High School graduate, Class of 2017. From 2017 to 2019 Tyler worked at Linzer, he later went on to work for…

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Larry Randall Usry Sr.  age 76 passed away at his Metter, Georgia home under hospice care after a long battle with cancer.

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Rickey Rosales, 55, passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

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Linda Martin Driggers, 62, of Metter passed away peacefully on October 9, 2021, at her residence. Linda was born on August 31, 1959 to Mr. Curtis and Mrs. Bernnice Sutton Martin in Metter. She loved her daughter and cherished her grandchildren.

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Sandra Porter Martin, 68, died Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at the East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. The Candler County native was a 1972 graduate of Metter High School and a graduate of Swainsboro Technical College. Sandra later worked for Southland Life Insurance Company a…

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Hugh Williamson, 92, of Cobbtown, Georgia passed peacefully at his home on October 3, 2021, with his loving wife by his side.

With deep sorrow, we announce the passing of Timothy C. Allmond, 61, of Metter, GA, on September 17, 2021, at his home with his dedicated wife by his side.

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Minnie “Beth” Barefield passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at Evans Memorial Hospital.

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Mary Catherine Conley, 69, of Statesboro died on September 24, 2021 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. She was preceded in death by her husband, John William Conley, a daughter, Tammy Rose Conley and her parents, Vernon and Ada Mae Wiggins Harbuck.

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Mary “Elaine” Sapp Pittman, 61, of Collins and widow of Ray Pittman, passed away Thursday, September 24, 2021, at Candler County Hospital in Metter with her family by her side after a long battle of cancer.

Craig Allen Tatro, 63, passed away Thursday, September 23, 2021, at St. Josephs Hospital in Savannah, Ga.

James Earl Lloyd, Jr., 51, of Statesboro passed away Friday, September 24, 2021, at his residence.

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Catherine Hill Lanier, 79, of Twin City and widow of Frank Lloyd Lanier, Jr. passed away Friday, September 24, 2021, at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.

Henry David Rhoney was born on September 25, 1941 in LaGrange, GA to Henry Baxter Rhoney and Addie Pearson Rhoney. The family moved to Metter in 1951 where his father established what would become Metter Lumber Company. He was a 1960 graduate of Metter High School and attended Southern Techn…

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Steven Dorman Surles, age 47, of Metter, died Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Candler County Hospital in Metter after a brief illness. He was a native of Jacksonville, Florida, and lived there until moving to Lyons in 2002 and then to Metter in 2013. He was the former co-owner of Tech Savvy …

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Funeral Services for Evelyn A. Miles, 83, who entered into rest September 13, 2021, was conducted Thursday afternoon, September 16, 2021, at 3 p.m. from the Immanuel Baptist Church with Rev. Frank E. Barker officiating. Interment followed in Pineview Memorial Gardens.

Joe Emmett Collins, 78, of San Antonio, Texas and formerly of the Hillview Community passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2021. Mr. Collins was born on November 23, 1942 to Mr. Willis and Mrs. Mae Collins lived in Hillview for many years, later moving to San Antonio, Texas. He enlisted in t…

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Elizabeth (Liz) Louise Gentry, 59, from Millen passed away September 17, 2021; at Jenkins County Hospital. Elizabeth was born in Heidelberg, Germany to Mr. Melvin and Mrs. Debbie Ruth McCullough Barker.

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Ronald Vickery, age 85, died Thursday September 16, 2021, at the East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. The Bulloch County native married Louise Tankersley in 1969 and the two made their home on the family farm in Candler County. Ronald was a lifelong farmer. He and his wife ret…

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Jimmy Wilton Boatright, 55, of Cobbtown passed away September 9, 2021, at Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia, Georgia. Jimmy was born on April 24, 1966, to Mr. Wilton and Rosa Lee McManus Boatright. Jimmy loved working on small engines and helped his sons run a lawn mower repair busi…

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Ronald Wayne Grimes, II, 51, of Cumming, Georgia and formerly of Emanuel County, died Monday, September 13, 2021, at Northside Hospital in Cumming, Georgia.

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Kelley Sikes Strange, 57, passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021, peacefully at her home surrounded by her family. She was the daughter of Johnny and Doris Odum Sikes. Kelley was a cosmetologist in Metter and Statesboro for many years before starting her business in Cobbtown. She loved goi…

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Lena Stoltzfus Carpenter, 92, of Metter, passed away peacefully on September 9, 2021, at her home, surrounded by family. Born on October 13, 1928 in Berks County, PA, she was the daughter of Christian J. and Elsie B. (Stoltzfus) Kurtz.

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Dorothy Cagle Todd, widow of Jerry Lamar Todd, passed away Wednesday, September 8, 2021, in Shreveport, Louisiana.

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Maria Garcia Quintana, of Metter, passed died Monday, September 6, 2021 at Candler County Hospital in Metter.

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Flossie Parrish McGowan, 91, of Swainsboro, on Monday, September 6, 2021, at Scott Health and Rehab.

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Sharon Jean Collins Lively, 73, of Collins and wife of Morris Lively, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 6, 2021, surrounded by her family.

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Van William McManus, 87, of Claxton passed away September 1, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his loved ones. He was a member of the U.S. Air Force for many years. After the Air Force, he worked with the U.S.D.A. and really enjoyed working with the local farmers. After retirement, he enjoyed…

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Joel “Miguel” Castillo Contreras, age 52, of Metter, Ga. peacefully departed this earthly world on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at his residence.

Margaret Kimbrough Norboge, 89, passed away on August 19, 2021, in Savannah, GA. Born on June 20, 1932 in “Everything’s Better in Metter,” GA, Margaret was the fourth of five children delivered in the home of The Honorable Hugh Russell Kimbrough, Sr and Maggie May Jones Kimbrough. After grad…

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Royce Eldridge Mosley, passed from this life into joy everlasting to be with Our Savior on August 30, 2021. He passed away peacefully at home.

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Annie Elizabeth “Betty” Lewis, 74, of Metter passed away on Friday, August 27, 2021, at Community Hospice in Vidalia.

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Mary Z. Henry, 82, of Stillmore passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2021 in Lyons. She was born to the late Walter and Louella Corley in Graymont (now Twin City), GA. She was married to the late Wilbert Henry.

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Veronica McCrary Graham, 76, of Metter passed away Thursday, August 26, 2021 in the Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro. She was born April 24, 1945 to the late Elder Howard W. McCrary, Sr. and Bessie Stanford McCrary in Cobbtown, GA. She attended the public schools of Candler County and gra…

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Carrie Pearl Carswell, 69, of Twin City, fondly known to everyone as “Sue”, was born to the late Dock and Ebbie Carswell on December 23, 1951, in Emanuel County, Georgia. She departed this life on Monday, August 23, 2021.

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Nannie Lou Smith Sewell, 88 of Cobbtown died on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro. She was preceded in death by her husband, Aaron Sewell; parents, James Floyd and Bessie Skinner Smith; sons, Anthony “Tony” Sewell and Henry Sewell.

Elylondia Rae Clark, 78 known to all her family and friends as “Lonnie”, parted the gates of heaven singing and rejoicing on August 25, 2021 at Southeast Georgia Health Systems after succumbing to Covid. Born in Waycross, GA on November 30, 1942 to the late James Milton Sapp, Sr. and Carrie …

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Vivian Ann Adams Lott departed this world for the next one just after 12:30 a.m. on August 24, 2021, after a short illness. Born on January 3, 1944, “Vivinann,” as most of her family called her, was the youngest of five children born to John Russell and Annie Bell (Hollingsworth) Adams of th…

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It is with great sorrow, we announce the passing of Kelly Gayle Chesser, 50, on August 23. 2021 at Candler Hospital.

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Doris Ann Beasley, 73, of Metter, passed away Thursday night, August 19, 2021 at Candler County Hospital. Mrs. Doris was born on January 3, 1948 in Metter to Mr. Emmit and Mattie Wilson Cobb and lived in the area all of her life. She loved collecting porcelain dolls, fishing, gardening and c…

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Rosemary Lira, 47, of Metter, passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021, in McAllen Texas.

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Shirley Jean Morris, 81, of Brooklet, died Sunday August 15, 2021, at Brown’s Nursing Home in Statesboro, Ga.

Mr. Jimmy Ray Parker, 78, of Metter died Monday morning August 16, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Parker was born on September 09, 1942, in Metter to Mr. Henry and Ola Mae Crooms Parker. Jimmy Ray loved his family (especially those grandchildren); he also loved to hunt and fish and work on sewi…

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