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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.

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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.

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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.

Steven “Kyle” Williams, 33, of Metter died Sunday, July 28, 2019 in Tucker, Georgia. Kyle was lived most of his life in Metter and was of the Baptist faith. He was currently working with his father in Construction. In earlier years, Kyle traveled all over the United States working as an Indu…

Ralph Hackle, age 59 of Adrian, passed away on Sunday morning, July 28, 2019, at the Augusta University Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia.

Lawrence E. Tinker, Jr., 72, died on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Memorial Health Medical Center. The Savannah native was member of the first graduating classes at the current campuses of both Benedictine Military School and Armstrong College. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and wa…

Julius Emery “Nig” Jackson Jr., 84, of Stillmore died at his home under the care of Kindred Hospice and family members. He enjoyed deer hunting and river fishing He retired in 1995 as a Boiler Maker since 1969.

Fannie “ Skeeter” Bell Edenfield, of Metter 86, died on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia. She was a retired seamstress and she was a member of Cool Springs Baptist Church. She preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Wallace Edenfield and her parents Henry…

Theresa Steele, 85 of Metter passed away on May 3, 2019, at her daughter’s home in Athens, AL. She was born on June 29, 1933 to Thomas Moore and Blanch Collins Moore She grew up in Savannah, GA.

Annie Liza Byrd, 97, of Metter passed away Saturday, July 20, 2019 at her residence. She was born March 20, 1922 to the late Realia and Shepherd Wilkerson in Candler County.

Barbara Ann Hendrix, 67, of Metter passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Ms. Hendrix was born July 30, 1951 in Metter, GA to the late Walstein Mincey,Jr. and Sadie Ruth Hendrix Deloach.

Annie Ruth Rivers died Monday, July 9, 2019 at her residence in Metter. She was born April 5, 1943 the late Jeff and Lucille Henry James. She attended the public schools of Tattnall and Candler Counties.

Glen Erwin Bendickson, Sr., 91, of Orlando, Florida, died Tuesday morning, July 16, 2019 at his residence.

On July 16th 2019 at 8:30am, Robert Lamar Banks peacefully departed this earth from his hospital bed at East Georgia Regional Medical Center of Statesboro, GA with his last living brother Willie Hugh Shubert by his side.

Ana Lisa Trevino, 47, of Metter died late Sunday night, July 14, 2019 at Memorial Medical Health University Medical Center.

Johnny Mack Cannon of Cobbtown died July 13, 2019 at his residence. Born in Delaware, he was a son of Ernest and Vera Cannon. Mr. Cannon was a veteran of the United States Army having served in the Vietnam War. He was a retired over the road truck driver and had a love for camping.

Beverly Ann Walsh of Henry County passed away at her residence in Stockbridge, Georgia. Born in Henry County, she was a daughter of J.P. and Willie Mae Walsh. She was a retired secretary, having worked with S & H Green Stamp Company for many years. Beverly was of the Assembly of God fait…

Patrick William “Pat” Sills, 77, of Metter died early Saturday morning, July 13, 2019 at Ogeechee Area Hospice surrounded by his family.

Alvie J. Hackle, 98, a farmer, steward of the land and lifelong resident of the Evergreen community of Candler, Evans and Tattnall counties, died Tuesday afternoon, July 9, following a roadway accident near his home.

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