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Elder Birkett C. Kennedy, Sr., 83 of Cobbtown, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020 at his residence. He was born September 6, 1937 in Candler County, GA to Marshton and Mamie Kennedy. He attended the public schools of Tattnall County and graduated from Tattnall Industrial High School. On June 1…

Arnold L. McCall of Claxton, 73, passed away May 20, 2020 at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. He was a native of Evans County and was a lifelong resident of Evans/Bulloch Counties. Mr. McCall was a member of Eastside Baptist Church. He was a farmer for many years and re…

Rondell K. Wood, 64, of Metter and formerly of Edmonton, KY, passed away, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Azalea Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Betty Manuel Bell, 85, passed away, Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro following an extended illness.

Waldo Jones, 81, of Collins Lake/Twin City, died Thursday, May 14, 2020 at his residence under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice and his family.

Thomas Richard Cress Jr., 63 of Collins died on May 12, 2020 at his residence. He was retired from the National Security Agency with 40 years of service. He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Richard Cress Sr.

George Grover Green, Jr, 71, of Cobbtown and husband of Dale Meeks Green, died early Tuesday morning, May 12, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah.

William David “Big Bill” Williams, 71, passed away on May 11, 2020 at Candler County Hospital in Metter. “Big Bill” was born on September 28, 1948 in Statesboro to the late Mr. Earl C. Williams and Mrs. Sara Woods Williams Kicklighter. He grew up in Jesup and attended Jesup High School where…

Rabun “Kermit” Powell, Jr., 73, of Collins, died Saturday, May 9, 2020 at his residence under the care of his wife and hospice.

On May 5, 2020, Jimmy Alton Cartee, age 85, ascended the stairway to heaven where he joined St. Peter at the pearly gates. He was met by his mother and father, Blanche Beasley Cartee and Kermit Eugene Cartee and his brother Kermit Eugene Cartee Jr. who had gone before him.

Curtis “Mark” Bowers, 56, of Statesboro, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. He was born on November 6, 1963 to Mr. Lester Earl and Mrs. Alphalene Farrow Bowers and lived in this area most of his life. He worked in construction and was of the Baptist…

Martha Ann Rigdon Googe, 67, of Metter passed away, Monday, April 27, 2020 at her residence. She was born on, April 23, 1953 to Mr. Vannie Leon and Mrs. Maggie Boulineau Rigdon and lived in this area all her life. She was employed for many years at Pleasant View Nursing Home and was of the B…

Our angel received her wings on Thursday, April 30, 2020. Jansin Elise Jarrell. age 36, passed away at home among her family and friends. Jansin loved music, sun on her face and the rain falling on her. She was the daughter of Randall Lee Jarrell and Wanda Sikes Finnerty. She was preceded in…

Vernon Emmitt Cobb, 84, of Metter died on Wednesday April 29, 2020 at Candler County Hospital after a brief illness. He was a retired farmer and attended Salem Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Grace, the mother of his children, parents, several brothers and sisters.

Dezie L. Brown, 71, of Edmond, Oklahoma, died at his home on April 18, 2020. He was born in Lyons, Georgia, February 23, 1949, to Minnie Lee (Snow) and Monroe Brown.

Rufus Marsh Jr., 82, of Metter died on April 25, 2020 at Memorial Health Center in Savannah after a brief illness. He was retired from both Brooks Instrument and Bulloch County Board of Education. He was a member of Anchor Worship Center.

Andrew Frederick Cook, 80, resident of Metter died Saturday, April 11, 2020 at his residence. Mr. Cook was born in Savannah, son of the late LTC. (ret.) Robert Walton Cook and Susie Mae Brinson Cook. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Angelia Cook Magill; step-daughter, Cynth…

Mrs. Ferguson passed away peacefully April 14th, 2020, at Azalea Health and Rehabilitation in Metter. She was a native of Atlanta, she was born on July 15th, 1932, daughter of Charles Joseph and Zita (Parrish) Burke. The family lived in Atlanta, and later made their home in Statesboro, Georgia.

Jimmie Alderman, age 79, passed away on Thursday April 9th 2020 at his home under the care of Bethany Hospice. Mr. Alderman was born on August 31st 1940 in Statesboro to Mr. Emmitt A. Alderman and Mrs. Mary Frances Woodcock Alderman. He graduated from Savannah High School and later from Bole…

Monday, April 6, 2020 will be remembered as a sad day for many in the state of Georgia. State Senator Jack Sutton Hill, age 75, passed away unexpectedly at his district office in his hometown of Reidsville, Georgia. The native of Tattnall County lived his entire life in Reidsville. His love …

Bobby Ray McCullough, 64, of Metter died on Monday, March 30,2020 at his residence. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Lee Tucker McCullough; his parents Ray D. and Minnie Lee Sparks McCullough, brothers Kenneth J. McCullough and Joseph McCullough.

George W. McGowan, 91, of Metter, died Monday, March 30, 2020 at his residence under the care of Hospice and his family.

Melvin “Gator” Kangeter Jr., 88, of Avon Park, FL, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, March 21, 2020. He was born September 30, 1931 in Brooklet to Melvin and Freddie Venie (Boyett) Kangeter. He met the love of his life, Wilma Giddens, in Metter and they wed in 1952. Soon after,…

Eunice Ann Sewell Collins, 91, of Cobbtown, died Thursday, March 26, 2020 at the residence of her daughter in Lyons.

Huey Higgs of Metter, died late Tuesday, March 23, 2020 at Emory Hospital in Atlanta.

Robert Arnold Floyd, 82, of Statesboro died on March 25, 2020 at Community Hospice in Vidalia after a brief illness.

Kathy Sikes Hendrix, 63, of Portal and formerly of Metter, died Sunday evening at her residence.

Lyle Jade Wendel, 40 of Brunswick passed away on March 10, 2020 in Mascoutah, Illinois. She was born November 27, 1979, to Mark Wendel and Faye Holloway. She was preceded in death by her papa Jack Holloway; uncle Johnny Holloway; and uncle Toby Vines.

Marjorie Saturday Davis Jones, 92, of Vidalia passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at Community Hospice of Vidalia after a brief illness.

Jackie Edenfield Olliff, 82, of Metter died on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Olliff; her parents, Wafford and Eunie Mae Buie Edenfield; and a step-son, Kenny Olliff.

Diane S. Olliff, 72, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at Orchard Health and Rehabilitation Center in Pulaski after a long illness. The Bulloch County native was born and raised in Register. Diane graduated from Statesboro High School in 1965. She attended Brewton Parker College and Geor…

James Ronald Cardell, 73, husband of Brenda Kirkland Cardell, went to his Heavenly home early Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from his home in Metter.

Brenda “Diana” Lanier Crosby, 62, of Metter died on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Memorial Hospital in Savannah. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Crosby; parents, D.C. and Willa Mae Johnson Lanier; brother, Carl Lanier; mother in law, Inez Crosby and a son in law, Barry Ostean.

Darryl Fordham, 60, of Metter, passed away Friday, March 6, 2020 at Candler Hospital in Savannah.

Barney Lee Bowen, Jr., 80, of Metter and son of Barney Lee Bowen, Sr. and Jonnie Kent Bowen, died Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Azalea Health and Rehabilitation in Metter.

Johnny Ray “Johnny Be Good” McClung, 55, of Cobbtown, died Saturday, February 29, 2020 in Bainbridge, Georgia.

James Junior Lanier, 69, of Cobbtown, died late Thursday, February 27, 2020 at his residence.

Alice Parnell Thain, 95, of Atlanta and formerly of Metter and widow of Mendes Thain, died Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at Tapestry House in Alpharetta.

George H. Lane, III, 71 of Atlanta, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2020 after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's.

James Edward Lamb, 84, of Metter, died Monday, February 17, 2020 at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah.

Major (Ret) Arthur C. Heigaard, United States Army, 86, of Metter, died Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.

Betty Green, 86, of Collins, widow of Clarence Coye Green, died Saturday, February 15, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah.

Mike Mosley was born on August 25, 1949 to the late Bill Hagins and Rose Pearl Ferrell in Statesboro, GA. He was raised by his adopted parents, Dan Mosley and Florence Mullen Mosley. He departed this life on Friday, February 7, 2020.

Sandra Kea Thompson, 65, of Statesboro, died early Sunday morning, February 9, 2020 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.

Remer Joe Collins, 70, of Cobbtown, Georgia died of colon cancer in the home he shared with his daughter, Christian Angelique Collins, and granddaughter, Andersen Jin Matsusaka, on January 25, 2019 in Mililani, Hawaii.

Louise Collins Flanders Lee, 93, of Byron and formerly of Cobbtown, died Thursday evening, February 6, 2020 at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.

Betty Jean Smith, 82, of Metter died on Tuesday Feb. 4, 2020 at Azalea Health and Rehabilitation in Metter. She was preceded in death by her parents. She was retired from .J. H. Harland Printing Company.

Matthew Oliver “Matt” Odom, 31, of Metter passed away Thursday, January 30, 2020. Born in Metter, he was a son of Bobby and Elaine Odom. Matt was a member of Excelsior Baptist Church and was a 2007 graduate of Metter High School. He was a farmer with Gene Odom Farms and worked in fiber optic…

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