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Genevieve Carol Mann, 77, of Metter, passed away, Thursday, January 23, at East Georgia Regional Hospital in Statesboro.

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Paul Whitfield, 87, of Stillmore, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Candler County Hospital.

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Jacqueline “Jackie” Bland Mathis, 84 of Metter died on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.

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Shirley Jean Godbee Kemp, 78, of Metter, passed away on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at her residence.

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Steve Phillip Kersey, 65, of Metter, and husband of Brenda Chester Kersey, died Friday, January 17, 2020 at Candler Hospital in Savannah.

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Jan H. Powell, born February 3, 1960, in Collins, passed into eternal rest on January 4, 2020, in New Port Richey, Florida. Jan grew up in Tattnall County, Georgia, and was a 1978 graduate of Reidsville High School. He proudly served in the United States Army 1984-1989, earning many awards, …

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Corbin Marion Butler, III, of New Port Richey, Florida and formerly of Metter, died Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Hudson, Florida.

Little Mr. Omari Tyshawn Jenkins, age 12, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening at Candler County Hospital, Metter, Georgia. He was a native of Bulloch County but resided in Candler County where he was in the sixth grade at Metter Middle School. He was a member of Mount Pisgah Methodist …

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Jennifer Meinhardt, 49, of Statesboro, GA, on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at Ogeechee Area Hospice.

Elizabeth “Lib” Hendrix, born July 28, 1928 to Rufus and Edna Sapp of Undine, passed away January 5, 2020. She passed peacefully at home in Claxton, Georgia. She was born and raised in Evans County and raised her family in Tattnall County. She retired from the Tattnall County school system. …

Beola Mincey, 83, passed on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah. Beola was born on February 27, 1936 in Candler County to the late Arzo and Lillie Holland Mincey.

Linda A. Royea of Metter and wife of Dale Allen Royea, died Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Ogeechee Area Hospice.

Robert Jackson Milhous, 85, to his late wife Pansy’s grandchildren known as “Papa Jack” passed away January 4, 2020 at The Griffin House under the care of hospice. He was a native of Florida, but grew up in Waycross, Georgia. He graduated from Wacona High School and was second in his class a…

Mary Bowen Hendrix, 73, of Metter, wife of R.E. Hendrix, died on Saturday morning, January 4, 2020, at the Candler County Hospital surrounded by her family.

Rebecca W. “Becky” Outlaw, 77, of Saint Simons Island and formerly of Metter died late Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.

Sue Kennedy Warren, 86, of Pulaski and wife of Harry Warren, died Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Willow Pond Assisted Living in Statesboro.

Modrea Hackle Collins, 92, of Collins and widow of Clifford Collins, passed away Sunday, December 29, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her family.

Longtime Lakeland resident and retired ABAC professor and community leader Helen Lanier Strickland, 83, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 19, 2019, at Langdale Hospice House following a lengthy illness.

Johnny Hardy Coker, 68, of Cobbtown died on Dec. 20, 2019, at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.He was preceded in death by his father John James Coker. He is survived by his mother, Estelle Coker of Andrews, S.C.; sons, Jamey Coker and John (Amelia) Coker; brother, Jerry Coker; sisters, S…

Helen Lanier Strickland, 83 of Lakeland, GA, passed away peacefully and gracefully on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 ,at Langdale Hospice House after a lengthy illness.

Following a long and valiant battle with Parkinson’s Mr. Don Sikes, age 83, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at home surrounded by his family. Born in Savannah, Georgia, Mr. Sikes spent his childhood in Metter, Georgia, before marrying the love of his life and moving to Effingham County.

Effie Mae Simmons, 62, of Collins, died Saturday, December 14, 2019 at her residence. She was born November 3, 1957 in Tattnall County to Zobe and Carrie Cheley. She attended the public schools of Tattnall County and worked on various farms and poultry processing plants in the area. Effie wa…

Margaret Elizabeth Sikes passed away December 16, 2019, born September 16, 1925, she was 94 years old and lived a life loving and caring for others. She was known for her excellent cooking and serving her family and those in her community. She and her beloved, Roscoe were owners of the R&…

Loutrell Johnson Coleman, 83 of Twin City died on Sunday December 8, 2019 at her residence.

Joseph “Carson” Young, 47, of Savannah died Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Memorial Health University Hospital in Savannah.

LaJuan Anderson Wilkes Schwartz, 83, of Metter, died Saturday, December 7, 2019 at the residence of her daughter in Statesboro.

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…

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