Monthly Archives: February 2017

Ronnie William Jones, 69

Posted on February 28, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

Memorial services for Ronnie William Jones, 69, resident of Swainsboro were held Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home. Interment was held at Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. He died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2017 at his residence.

Mr. Ronnie William Jones was born in Emanuel County to the late James R. and Dolly Brinson Jones. He lived there all of his life, and … Read More


Jocelyn Ann Arnold, 88

Posted on February 28, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

Funeral services for Jocelyn Ann Arnold, 88, of Swainsboro will be held Thursday, March 2, 2017 at Calvary United Methodist Church in Swainsboro at 12 p.m. with Reverends Rickey Rushing and Nick Hazelton officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church in Swainsboro. Graveside services will be held at Highland Memory Gardens in Apopka, Fla. at 1 … Read More


Charles McMillan “Mac” Chappell, 54

Posted on February 28, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

Funeral services for Charles McMillan “Mac” Chappell, 54, of Swainsboro were held Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Swainsboro First United Methodist Church. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. He died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 at the Emanuel Medical Center.

Mr. Charles McMillan “Mac” Chappell was born March 5, 1962 in Swainsboro to the late Henry Edenfield Chappell Sr. and Mary Ruth McMillan Chappell. He was … Read More


Mary Jean Blatt, 76

Posted on February 28, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

Funeral mass for Mary Jean Blatt, 76, resident of Swainsboro were held Saturday, Feb. 25 at 12 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Father Peter Oyenugba officiating. She died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta.

Mrs. Mary Jean Blatt was born in Milford, Conn., daughter of the late Arthur James and Edna Burns Chedister. She had lived in Milford for the past 14 years, and she … Read More


Debra Henry, 61

Posted on February 28, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

Funeral services for Debra Henry, 61, of Swainsboro were held Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 inside the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 1 p.m. with Reverend Timothy Nary and her uncle, Lamar Way, officiating. Interment followed in the Eastbrook Cemetery near Swainsboro. She died Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 at Emanuel Medical Center following an extended illness.

Ms. Debra Henry was born October 28, 1955 in Savannah to Grace Hickox Dupper … Read More


Aaron Clifton Hall, 80

Posted on February 28, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

Memorial graveside services for Aaron Clifton Hall, 80, resident of Swainsboro will be held Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Coleman Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery. He died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 at his residence.

Mr. Aaron Clifton Hall was born in Emanuel County, son of the late Homer and Vesta Kirkland Hall. A member of Coleman Chapel United Methodist Church in Wadley, he was preceded in death … Read More


Leon Newman, 77

Posted on February 28, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

Funeral services for Leon Newman, 77, resident of Swainsboro were held Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Reverend Franklin Sasser officiating. Interment followed in the Edenfield Cemetery. He died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at his residence.

Mr. Leon Newman was the son of the late Willie Sam Newman and Mattie Irene Newman. He was of the Baptist faith, and he was … Read More


Martha Mincey Minton, 76

Posted on February 28, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

Funeral services for Martha Mincey Minton, 76, of Uvalda were held Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Cedar Crossing Baptist Church with Pastor Reece Mincey and Elder Mike Gray officiating. Burial followed at Smyrna United Methodist Church Cemetery. She died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia, after an extended illness.

Mrs. Martha Mincey Minton was a native of Montgomery County and lived there … Read More


Margaret Elizabeth Hughes, 92

Posted on February 28, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth Hughes, 92, died February 14, 2017 in Lake Jackson, Tex. She came into the world February 23, 1924, born in Swainsboro to Hudson (T) and Ola Peebles Wilson. She was raised on a Georgia farm as the oldest of six sisters. Hughes attended Georgia Southern University and promptly got a job assisting the U.S. Government in St. Louis, Mo. There, she met the love of her life, … Read More


Nancy Jean VanDyke, 73

Posted on February 28, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

Funeral services for Nancy Jean VanDyke, 73, of Twin City were held Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Swainsboro with the Rev. Sonia Sullivan-Clifton officiating. She died Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at her home, as was her wish, after suffering from pancreatic cancer diagnosed in November.

Mrs. Nancy Jean VanDyke was born in Worcester, Mass. on June 29, 1943, and was a high-achieving student throughout all … Read More


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