Monthly Archives: December 2009

Kimberley A. McMullen, 49

Posted on December 29, 2009 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

Kimberley A. McMullen, 49, of Conyers died on Dec.22, 2009 at Abbey Hospice surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. McMullen was the fourth of five children born to Jane Payne and William Headley of Milledgeville. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend whose primary concern was the welfare of those she loved. She a registered nurse who received her training at Ga. Baptist Hospital, specializing in intensive … Read More


Chubby Checker comes to town

Posted on December 29, 2009 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

  • Chubby Checker comes to town

  • John Andrew McCoy, Jr., 80

    Posted on December 29, 2009 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

    Rev. John Andrew McCoy, Jr., 80, of Franklin Springs, formerly of Swainsboro, entered into rest on Monday, Dec. 7, 2009 at Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens. Funeral services were conducted Friday, Dec. 11, 2009 at 3 p.m. from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dr. David Hopkins, Rev. Doug Conwell, Bishop Bill Jones and Rev. Harrison Lampley officiating. Interment followed at Oakbrook Memorial Park.

    Born November 5, … Read More


    Mildred Ingram Bohannon

    Posted on December 29, 2009 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

    Mrs. Mildred Ingram Bohannon, of Swainsboro, died Friday, Dec. 25, 2009 at Heritage Healthcare in Swainsboro. Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Swainsboro First Baptist Church with Dr. Bob Blankenship and Reverend Argin Floyd officiating. Interment followed in the Eastbrook Cemetery.

    Mrs. Bohannon, born in Butts County, had lived in Emanuel County for several years. She was a homemaker and a member of the … Read More


    Kimberley A. McMullen, 49

    Posted on December 29, 2009 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

  • Kimberley A. McMullen, 49

  • Jerry Oglesby, Sr., 71

    Posted on December 29, 2009 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

    Jerry Oglesby, Sr., 71, of Twin City, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009 at Emanuel County Medical Center. Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 28, 2009 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Wood Funeral Home with Rev. Wilmer Hall officiating. Burial followed in the Old Canochee Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Emanuel County.

    Born in Emanuel County, he lived in Twin City his entire life.

    He was preceded in death … Read More


    Helen B. Whitehead, 81

    Posted on December 29, 2009 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

    Mrs. Helen B. Whitehead, age 81, of Swainsboro died Monday, Dec. 28, 2009, at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta after an extended illness.

    Graveside services will be Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009 at 3:30 p.m. in the Eastbrook Cemetery with Rev. Jamie Archer officiating.

    The family will receive friends at Durden-Hudson Funeral Home Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009 from 1 – 3 p.m..

    Pallbearers will be grandsons and sons-in-Law.

    Mrs. … Read More


    Chubby Checker comes to town

    Posted on December 29, 2009 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

    The King of the Twist, the great Chubby Checker, was in Swainsboro last week visiting personalities from Radio Jones. Checker was born as Ernest Evans in Spring Gulley, S.C., on October 3, 1941. He developed a talent for impressions early in life before performing his own style. His stage name was given to him by Pat Boone’s wife as a comparison to another recording artist, Fats Domino. Checker’s version of … Read More


    Ealey and Bulldogs cruise to Independence Bowl win

    Posted on December 29, 2009 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

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  • Ealey and Bulldogs cruise to Independence Bowl win

  • John W. “Jack” Council

    Posted on December 29, 2009 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

    Mr. John W. “Jack” Council of Swainsboro died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 at Community Hospice House of Vidalia. Funeral services with military honors were held Friday, Dec. 18 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Dr. William Woodson and Dr. Robert Blankenship officiating. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery.

    Mr. Council was born in Gable, S.C. but had lived most of his life in Swainsboro. … Read More


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