Monthly Archives: August 2012

Elder Ruby Harden, 93

Posted on August 28, 2012 6:06 pm by Emanuel County Live

   Funeral services for Elder Ruby Harden, 93, were held Friday, August 24, 2012 at 11 a.m. the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Auditorium with Bishop Bertha Jones and Bishop Theodore N. Brown, President General C.L.G. presiding. She died August 19, 2012.

   Elder Harden was born October 10, 1918 to the late Bannie Samples and Artis King. After the passing of her mother, she was accepted into the family of Elijah and Hattie Smith. … Read More


Randy Fitzgerald (Sidney) Riddles, 42

Posted on August 28, 2012 6:06 pm by Emanuel County Live

   Funeral services for Randy Fitzgerald (Sidney) Riddles, 42, were held Sunday, August 19, 2012 at St. Phillip Baptist Church with Dr. Charles Wiggins officiating. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. He died August 16, 2012.

   Mr. Riddles was born on July 4, 1970 to Leroy Riddles and Calmeter Byrd Riddles in Emanuel County. He joined St. Phillip Baptist Church and received his education in the public school in Swainsboro … Read More


Rosa Lee Reid, 86

Posted on August 28, 2012 6:06 pm by Emanuel County Live

   Funeral services for Rosa Lee Reid, 86, were held Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. in New Life Baptist Church in Swainsboro with Pastor Art McClain presiding. Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died August 13, 2012 at Emanuel Medical Center.

   Mrs. Reid was born in Jacksonville, Fla. She was educated in the public school system of Emanuel County and was a long time member of Phillips Chapel … Read More


Sarah Washington Brown, 85

Posted on August 28, 2012 6:06 pm by Emanuel County Live

   Funeral services for Sarah Washington Brown, 85, were held Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 4 p.m. at 532 West Church Street in Swainsboro with Rev. Charles Holloway officiating. Interment followed in the City Cemetery. She died August 14, 2012.

   Mrs. Brown was born in Emanuel County and educated in the Swainsboro school system. She worked in the  Emanuel County School System for many years. She was a faithful member of … Read More


Alberta Wilcher Young, 84

Posted on August 28, 2012 6:06 pm by Emanuel County Live

   Funeral services for Alberta Wilcher Young, 84, were held Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 1 p.m. at St. James Baptist Church in Adrian with Rev. Raymond Folsom officiating. Interment followed in Adrian Cemetery. She died Saturday, August 11, 2012.

   Mrs. Young was born in Bulloch County. She attended the old Negro Adrian School and became a well-known hairdresser. She mastered the art of cooking for several years at Adrian Housing … Read More


John Wiley “Big John” Wimberley, 68

Posted on August 28, 2012 6:06 pm by Emanuel County Live

   Memorial services for John Wiley Wimberley, 68, were held August 7, 2012 in Ashburn, Ga. at The House of Prayer. He died August 3, 2012 after an extended illness.

   Mr. Wimberley, born in Twin City, was a lifetime Big Rig driver. He loved his family and friends and was husband, Daddy, PaPa, Poppie, Uncle John and Big John. He requested his ashes be scattered in Honduras, where he faithfully witnessed, … Read More


Brooks Wilson, 64

Posted on August 28, 2012 6:06 pm by Emanuel County Live

   Funeral services for Brooks Wilson, 64, of Anderson, S.C., will be held Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Emanuel Christian Ministries with Rev. Bunny Hudson officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with Military Honors. He died Sunday, August 26, 2012 at his residence in Anderson, S.C.

   Mr. Wilson was retired, First Sergeant,  US Army with 24 years of service during the … Read More


Lee Anna Purdie Wilson, 76

Posted on August 28, 2012 6:06 pm by Emanuel County Live

   Funeral services for Lee Anna Purdie Wilson, 76, were held Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 2 p.m. at St. Philip Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. James E. Love., Sr. officiating and Rev. Michael Thomas presiding. Interment followed at Green Cemetery . She died August 20, 2012.

   Mrs. Wilson, a native of Fayetteville, N.C., was reared and educated in Jersey City, N.J. A retired Licensed Practical Nurse, she also took religious … Read More


Sarah Ruth Wilkerson, 62

Posted on August 28, 2012 6:06 pm by Emanuel County Live

   Funeral services for Sarah Ruth Wilkerson, 62, of Swainsboro were held Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 3 p.m. in the Bithynia Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Herman Walden officiating. She died Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Emanuel Medical Center.

   Miss Wilkerson was a native of Swainsboro and a member of Southside Baptist Church in Augusta. She was preceded in death by her father, Arthur Wilkerson; mother, Joyce Braddy; and … Read More


Barbara Jane Mullen Karrh, 82

Posted on August 28, 2012 6:06 pm by Emanuel County Live

   Funeral services for Barbara Jane Mullen Karrh, 82, were held Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the First Baptist Church with Dr. Robert Blankenship officiating. Interment was in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Dellwood. She died Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Emanuel Medical Center.

   Mrs. Karrh was born in Wilson, N.C. and was a graduate of Sullins College in Virginia. She worked with Delta Airlines and was later … Read More


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