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Joseph “Joe” Ronald Williams, 62, of Metter and husband of the late Beverly Ann Miles Williams, died Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at his residence.

Funeral arrangements for Patrick M. Gibson, 45, will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Sams Creek Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Charles Lee McGowan, 74, the beloved husband of 49 years to Karen Faith Dismuke McGowan, entered into rest Tuesday, November 19, 2019.

Barbara Ann Cheely Priest, 66, of Metter, Georgia and formerly of Kingston, New York died Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Candler County Hospital in Metter, Georgia.

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Peggy Ann Marsh Weatherford, 93, of Greensboro, formerly of Twin City, on Monday, November 4, 2019, at The Glenn at Lake Oconee Village.

Suzanne Sparks Nascimento, 58, of Richmond Hill went to be with the Lord our Savior Jesus Christ early Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at her residence.

Don Chance Gillespie, 83, of Metter, passed away Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.

Denise Nichole Boyles, 36, of Rincon died on Thursday at Hospice House of Savannah. She was preceded in death by her parents, Melvin Lewis Boyles Sr. and Kathleen W. Odonnell Boyles; and her grandparents, C.W. and Norma Odonnell Boyles.

Barbara Ruth Dekle was born November 17, 1954 to the late Mr. Roger and Mrs. Arethia Mae Dekle. She was raised in Metter, Georgia and was a 1972 graduate of Metter High School. Barbara also received her nursing degree from Swainsboro Technical College, Swainsboro Georgia in 1980. She transit…

Michael Lynn Burrell, USAF Retired, 51, of Clovis, New Mexico and formerly of Metter, passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born July 1, 1968 in Oakridge, TN to Roy Burrell and Ellavie Choate. He grew up in Metter, Georgia and graduated from Metter …

Dr. Lindy H. Morgan, 84, of Claxton passed away peacefully October 18, 2019, at the home of his sister in Statesboro. He was born January 17, 1935, in Candler County, Georgia, to Gordon Morgan and Velva Brantley Morgan.

Bettie Jane Hutchins, 74, of Metter died on Friday, October 18, 2019 at Candler County Hospital. She attended El Bethel Baptist Church in Twin City. She was a retired factory worker and worked as a CNA. Her favorite color was purple, she loved flowers and gardening. She was very strong wille…

Our beloved brother Jack Rush Hicks, Sr. passed away on Sunday morning at Community Hospice in Vidalia after a short illness. Jack was born May 12, 1931 in Bibb County, GA. After spending his childhood in Georgia, his family relocated to Mississippi where he spent his formative years and gra…

Karon Mainer, 65, of Metter, passed away Monday, October 14, 2019 in the Candler County Hospital in Metter. She was born June 10, 1954 in Bulloch County to C. W. and Kathryn Baldwin Mainer.

Martin Hinojosa-Garza, 55, of Reidsville, passed away, Wednesday, October 15, 2019 at Community Hospice House in Vidalia surrounded by his loving family.

SFC (Ret) David Lee Moore, 53, of Phenix City, AL passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 at Emory Hospital in Atlanta. David was born September 3, 1966 in Metter, GA, the son of Leroy and Annie Mae Moore.

Jeanne Adele Cook, 71, of Metter died Saturday, October 12,2019 at her residence. Mrs. Cook was born in Severn, Maryland,the daughter of the late George R. Bowman and Jeannette V. Blomquist Bowman. Jeanne was a homemaker and a member of Middleground Primitive Baptist Church in Statesboro, Georgia.

Tommy Ray Coursey, 75, passed away, peacefully, Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro. He was born in Bulloch County, GA on July 20, 1944, the son of Joe Coursey, Sr., and Julia “Bell” Coursey. He resided in Candler County for 73 years of his life. He was a 1962 g…

Debbie Elizabeth Lanier Maupin Doane, 92, of Keystone Heights, FL and formerly of Metter, passed away Monday, October 7, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Carl Thomas Britt, 72, of Metter passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Community Hospice.

Evelyn Vianna Doyle Sutton, 71, of Metter died early Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Azalea Health and Rehabilitation in Metter.

John Steve Boone was born 11-05-1953 to the late Gilbert A. Boone and the late Rosa Lee Williams. He was the youngest of many siblings. He passed away on Monday Oct. 7, 2019 at Emanuel Medical Center after a long illness. He was surrounded by his loving family as he left them to go to his he…

Margie Hamrick Graefenecker, age 94, passed away at Tranquility Hospice at Kennesaw Mountain in Marietta, Georgia surrounded by her family on Monday, October 7, 2019. She was born on August 23, 1925 in Lumber City, Georgia to Travis and Rose Hamrick. Following high school, she attended Georg…

TSgt. Gary William Stusak, U.S. Navy (Ret.) of Kathleen peacefully passed away at his residence on Friday, October 4, 2019, with his beloved family by his side. The son of the late William L. and Janet F. Stusak, Gary was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He bravely fought during the Vietnam War a…

Swinton Sikes, Sr., 80, of Metter, passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019 at the VA Hospital in Augusta.

Jimmy Ray Brown, 76, passed away, Wednesday, October 2, 2019, after a long illness at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Candler County and a 1962 graduate of Metter High School. Mr. Brown knew the ethics of working hard, at the age of 12 he started bagging groceries and at…

Betty Lois Turner Rigdon, 90, of Metter passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Center surrounded by her loving family.

Earl Collins, Sr., 83, of Collins died late Thursday at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.

Tammy Young Brannen, 56, gained her heavenly wings after a long battle with ALS on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Center in Statesboro. She was born in Montour Falls, NY, October 6, 1962 to Charles and Mary Anne Young. She moved to this area with her family at …

Nell Parker, 86, of Metter died on Monday, September 9, 2019 at Azalea Health and Rehabilitation. She was preceded in death by her parents, Loren Van and America Pauline Sikes.

Ruby Varney Blackburn, 86, of Metter, passed away on Saturday evening, September 7, 2019 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.

Virginia Boyette, 89, passed away early Friday morning, September 6, 2019, under Hospice care. She was born on March 15, 1930, to John Thomas and Annie Mae Sharpe. She married James H. Boyette in 1946. They spent many years living in Savannah and Bloomingdale, GA before retiring back to Tatt…

James Carl Sparks, 73, passed on peacefully surrounded by friends and family on September 2, 2019, at Gentilly Gardens of Southern Manor in Statesboro, Ga.

Roger Carter, 79, of Cobbtown passed away early Friday morning, August 30, 2019 at Oceanside Health and Rehabilitation on Tybee Island.

Donnie Wayne Marsh, 56, of Statesboro died on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. He was a veteran of the Air Force and retired from the Southern Company Nuclear Plant. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Miriam Partridge Marsh. Br…

Judy Ann Biggers Woods, 65, died on Wednesday August 28th 2019 at Glenwood Health and Rehab in Glenwood, GA. Mrs. Woods was born on October 3rd 1953 in Crisp County Georgia to Mr. George Biggers and Memory Fowler Biggers. She was raised in Metter, GA but later moved to Portal, GA where she m…

William “Billy” Collins, 83, died Wednesday at his residence under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice and his family. Billy was born in Bulloch County, the son of the late Ben Grady Collins and Erma Sparks Collins. He was a 1953 graduate of Portal High School. Billy was an original employee o…

Louise Rooks Sutton, 94, formerly of Lowndes County, died Sunday, August 25, 2019 in Sacramento, California.

Minnielu Morgan Bell, 83, 0f Metter died on Sunday, August, 25, 2019 at Westwood Nursing Home in Statesboro under the care of Kindred Hospice. She was retired from Candler County Board of Education. She was preceded in death by her husband Bobby Bell, her parents Warren Glover and Idell Durd…

James Roy Sikes, 77, of Twin City, passed away on Wednesday morning, August 21, 2019 at University Hospital in Augusta after a brief illness.

Michael Lane Aldrich, 50, of Metter and husband of Teri Fields Aldrich died Thursday afternoon, August 22, 2019.

Joe Rhons “Jerome” Mincey died Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Joe was born September 6, 1960 to William J. Mincey, Sr. and Shirley “Artent” Byrd Mincey in Metter, Georgia. He joined Steep Hill Missionary Baptist Church at an early age and he atten…

Erma Boyett, 80, of Metter died on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Azalea Health and Rehabilitation in Metter. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Boyett; and her parents, Odell and Effie Cobb Harvell.

Walter Rupert (WR) Deal, Sr. age 76 died on Wednesday August 14, 2019 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. The native and lifelong resident of Bulloch County attended Statesboro High School. He was a retired farmer and worked with Blitch Place Farms and Smith Healy Farms. Following retir…

Charles Lee Towson, 56, of Statesboro and husband of Elizabeth Hammons Towson died early Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.

Daniel “Dan” S. Cline, 65, of Metter died Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro. Mr. Cline was born in Jacksonville, Florida and lived in Metter for over twenty years. He was a helicopter mechanic having worked at Hunter Army Airfield for years before his retirement.…

Myra Williams Holloway, 97, of Metter died Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Azalea Health and Rehabilitation in Metter.

Lois T. Fortner, 88, of Statesboro, passed away August 3, 2019. Known to everyone as “Sister” she drove a school bus for Chatham County Schools for over 35 years, and she was a long-time member of Silk Hope Baptist Church.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.