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Mary “Kimberly” Brooks/McLemore, 50, of Metter passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Augusta University Medical Center after an extended illness. She earned her GED in 1988 and later went on to further her education at Ogeechee Technical College where she obtained an Associates Degree in A…

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Merle Allen Stepherson, 61, passed away Friday, April 9, 2021 in Metter. He was born on December 21, 1959 in Savannah, GA to Harry Dewey and Margie Moody Stepherson. He had lived in Metter most of his life. Mr. Stepherson was a truck driver for over 30 years. He loved gardening, camping, and…

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Jackey Eugene Simmons, 84, of Metter, passed away, Friday, April 9, 2021 at Cedar Plantation surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Simmons was born on March 28, 1937 to Mr. Alfred and Mrs. Lucille Bates Simmons in Palmer, Illinois. He served his country by joining the United States Navy, reti…

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Vienna Lula Thorn Denard, age 89, of Metterentered into eternal rest on April 6, 2021. Graveside Services were held Sunday, April 11, 2021, at Burton Chapel Cemetery in Waynesboro.

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Thomas Benton Selders, 45, of Metter died on April 5, 2021 at his residence.

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 Blitch Ann Bird, 73, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021, surrounded by family and friends at Cedar Plantation in Metter, Georgia. She was born December 31, 1947, in Metter, Georgia to the late Joe Maxwell and Jessie Byrd Daniel Bird. There was a New Year’s Eve party going on at the time, a…

Todd Edwin (Todd) Ware, 58, departed this life on March 31, 2021. Born July 5,1962 in Quincy, Illinois to the late Dr. Robert Edwin Ware and Carolyn Hilker Russell, Todd became a “zealous” student and pursued a noble academic journey. After graduating from Tucker High School, Todd earned a B…

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Tommy D. Rigdon, 70, of Candler County, died Monday, April 5, 2021 surrounded by his family.

Mitchell Wright ‘Mitch’ Henry, 53, of Metter/Twin City, entered into eternal peace on April 2, 2021.

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Tony Garza, Jr., 80, passed away Saturday April 3, 2021 at his residence. He was the son of Antionio and Antolena Garza, Sr. He was a farmer who worked tirelessly for his family. Upon retiring, he enjoyed yard work and mostly spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was of the C…

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Steve Leonard Leverett, 65, of Metter, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at his residence in Metter. Born in Fort Stewart, Georgia, he was the son of Billie P. and Bobbie J. Leverett. Steve grew up in Hinesville, Georgia and lived many years in New Orleans before retiring to Metter in 20…

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Melva “Jean” Miles, 63, of Metter died Thursday, April 1, 2021, at Emory University Hospital Hospice in Atlanta. Jean was a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, friend, but most of all she was a child of God. She loved beautiful flowers and hummingbird, all of Gods creations

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Blake Michael Bankey, 28 of Pueblo, CO formerly of Metter, Ga gained his forever wings Monday March 15, 2021.

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Rex Albert Stanford, 62, of Metter passed away early Friday, April 2, 2021 at his residence after a brief illness.

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Andrew David (Papa) VanHorn of Metter passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at his son’s residence. Andy was born December 16, 1957, in Albany, Georgia, a son of John Kenny VanHorn and Barbara Lewis VanHorn Helms. He lived most of his life in Savannah, having worked at Stone Container and Uni…

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Ruth Geraldine McCarty Rountree, 85, of Metter died on February 17, 2021 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. She was an L.P. N. and retired from the American Red Cross.

Bobby “M.L.” Miles, 73, of Metter died on Friday, March 26, 2021 at Candler County Hospital. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Glenda Hutto Miles; a son, Rickey Allen Miles; parents, Marvin and Lillie Mae Arthur Miles. Also proceeding Mr. Miles were brothers, Billy M. Miles, Denve…

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Lamar Smoak, 84, passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at home surrounded by his family.

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Tse Vincent Chan, 87, of Metter passed away, Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at his residence under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice and surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Chan was born on February 19, 1934 to Tse Man and Alice Lee Chan in Hong Kong, China. He attended Melbourne Institute of Tech…

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Robert Gary “Skeet” Trapnell, 79, died March 15, 2021 at Cedar Plantation in Metter, Georgia, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was born December 20, 1941, in Metter, Georgia, to the late R. Barwick and Marion Miller Trapnell.

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Franklin “Frank” Kennedy, Sr., 83 of Cobbtown, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at his residence. He was born September 20, 1937, in Tattnall County, Ga to Lankford and Annie Mae Kennedy. He attended the public school of Tattnall County and graduated from Tattnall County Industrial Hig…

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Marcus “Cayne” Monroe, 38, of Metter, passed away Sunday, March 7, 2021 at his residence.

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Bobby Anthony “Tony” Roberson, 63, of Metter and husband of Lynn Bland Roberson, passed away early Friday, March 5, 2021 at his residence after a short battle with cancer.

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Edwin Odom, 72, passed away February 28th 2021 at Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton. Ed was a devoted and loving husband, son, brother, son-in-law, brother-in-law, special uncle and dear friend. He was a generous, kind hearted man. He was Mr. Ed to so many. He will be greatly missed by all …

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Joseph “Joe” Maxwell Hulsey, Jr., 84, passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2021. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at Concord United Methodist Church with Rev. Ed Baker officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Interment will b…

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Willie James Byrd, 65, of Metter passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021. He was born January 4, 1956 in Candler County. He was the loving son of Andy and Eubie Byrd. Willie James, also known as Sugar Boy, attended the public schools of Candler County. On January 28, 1994 he married the for…

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Jimmy McNeely, 63, passed away February 24, 2021, at Augusta University Hospital. He was a 1975 graduate of Claxton High School and a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church of Claxton and the Statesboro Bass Masters.

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Shirley J. Martin of Statesboro, Georgia passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at the age of 85 under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. She was a beloved Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister and Friend to many. She was the first smiling face you would see for over 20 years wh…

Mr. Jesse Hoyt Daughtry, age 82, died on Wednesday February 10, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his family. The lifelong resident of Portal, GA was a graduate of Portal High School and received a degree in business from Draughon’s Business College in Savannah. Mr. Hoyt served in the Army…

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Freiya Elizabeth Brown, 70, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Cartersville Medical Center.

William Earl Joiner, 72, of Metter died Wednesday, February 24, 2021 in the Candler Hospital in Savannah. The funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 27, 2021 in the Billy Trapnell Park, downtown Metter.  Burial will follow in the Mercer Grove Cemetery in Candler County. Viewin…

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The morning of Wednesday, February 24, May Jones Hooks slipped peacefully from this troubled world to be welcomed at Heaven’s Gate by her Savior, her loving husband, and family members who had gone before.

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Euna Mae Collins Powell Oglesby, 91, of Cobbtown died early Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Azalea Health and Rehabilitation in Metter.

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Nancy L. Slater died Tuesday, February 23, 2021 under the care of Kindred Hospice at Memorial Health University Medical Center, in Savannah.

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Wesley Dean Woods, 40, was born and raised in Metter, Georgia where he lived his whole life. He loved his hometown family and friends more than anything. He was a graduate of Southeastern Technical College in Swainsboro with three Associates degrees; Fish & Wildlife Management, Forestry,…

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Sarita Southard Warren, 74, of Metter, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Augusta University Medical Center in Augusta. She was born on August 17, 1946 to Mr. Claude Southard, Sr. and Mrs. Glady Mobley Southard in St. Petersburg, Florida and moved to Metter in March of 1975. She ret…

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Harold Lee Donaldson, 87, died on Monday February 15, 2021 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. The Bulloch County native was a graduate of Marvin Pittman Laboratory School and attended Georgia Southern University. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He loved his Lord and Savior …

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Vanessa Diane Carwell Branch, 59, departed this life on February 13, 2021, after a short illness. She was born November 23, 1961, to William “Bill” Carwell, Sr., and Juanita Browder Jamerson. Vanessa attended Reidsville High School and Metter High School, where she graduated in 1979. She att…

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Ollie Byrd Tillman was born on December 6, 1948 to the late Mr. John Tillman and the late Mrs. Lona Bell Byrd Tillman in Bulloch County Georgia. He was introduced to Christ from the very beginning of his life and brought up in the family church at St. Matthews Missionary Baptist Church. He e…

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Willie Mae Mills, 88, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Azalea Health under Hospice. 

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Tommie Lloyd Sikes, 76, of Metter died on Monday February 8, 2021 at University Hospital in Augusta. He was a veteran if the U.S. Air Force.

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Vondelle Boyles Monroe, 83, of Metter died on February 1,2021 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro. She was the daughter of the late Melvin and Bena Sue Collins McCullough. She was preceded in death by her first husband, C.W. Boyles; Sons, Melvin Boyles and Michael Boyles, grand daughters,…

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Gary Clark Douglas, 68 years old of Richmond Hill passed on February 3, 2021 surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer.

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Robbie Ann Lee Youngblood, 74, of Metter died on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021 at Azalea Health and Rehabilitation in Metter. She was a retired secretary with the Candler County Sheriff’s Office.

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Lucy Burch Kingery, 77, of Pulaski, died early Saturday, January 30, 2021 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.

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Carl Sikes, 86, of Metter and husband of the late Ruby Grace Lariscey Sikes, died Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Azalea Health and Rehabilitation in Metter.

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Mary Alice Smith Hubbard, 83 of Metter, passed away Monday, January 25, 2021 at her residence under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice and surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 10, 1937 to Mr. Roy and Mrs. Ella Davis Smith in Jenkins County and lived in this area all her life…

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Herman Cook, 72, resident of Broken Ridge Drive, husband of Vicki Martin Cook, passed away January 16, 2021 at Self Regional Healthcare.

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.