Almeta Sapp, 66

Posted on February 24, 2017 7:07 pm by Halei Lamb

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Funeral services for Almeta Sapp, 66, were held Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at Williams Grove Church of God in Millen with the Reverend Levi Sapp serving as the eulogist and Reverend Joel Davis presiding. Burial was held in Union Chapel Baptist Church in Garfield. She died peacefully on Sunday,  Jan. 22, 2017 at Eagle Health and Rehabilitation Center after an extended illness.

   Mrs. Almeta Sapp was a native of Jenkins … Read More


Neal “Cooter” Brown, 78

Posted on February 24, 2017 5:05 pm by Halei Lamb

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   Funeral services for Neal “Cooter” Brown, 78, of Soperton were held Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 at Norristown Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Dr. Hal Wilson officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. He died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at Treutlen Rehab following an extended illness.

   Mr. Neal “Cooter” Brown was born July 6, 1938 in Soperton to the late Jewel Brown and Mosie Williams Brown. … Read More


Arlene Gay Grimes, 70

Posted on February 24, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

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   Funeral services for Arlene Gay Grimes, 70, of Twin City were held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at Twin City Church of God at 11 a.m. with Reverends John Woodcock, Roy Jarriel, and Max Rodgers officiating. Interment followed in the Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. She died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Arlene Gay Grimes was born August 10, 1946 in Statesboro to the … Read More


Bernita Smith Sutton, 67

Posted on February 24, 2017 3:03 pm by Halei Lamb

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   Funeral services for Bernita Smith Sutton, 67, were held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church in Canoochee with Rev. Herbert Hodges officiating and Dea. John Holloway presiding. Interment took place in the Phillips Cemetery. She died February 10, 2017 after an extended illness.

   Mrs. Bernita Smith Sutton was born to the late Doretha Smith on November 10, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pa. She moved … Read More


William White Curl III, 76

Posted on February 24, 2017 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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   Memorial services for William White Curl III, 76, of San Francisco, Calif. were held Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the Swainsboro City Cemetery with Rev. James Curl officiating. He died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 at his residence.

   Mr. William White Curl III was born in Macon on February 22, 1940 to the late William White and Margaret Durden Curl Jr. He retired from the United States Army, … Read More


Deacon G.W. Mincey, 90

Posted on February 24, 2017 10:10 am by Halei Lamb

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   Funeral services for Deacon G.W. Mincey, 90, were held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. inside the ECI Auditorium in Twin City with Pastor Raymond Hairston presiding and Bishop K.E. McNeal serving as the eulogist. He died February 12, 2017.

   Mr. G.W. Mincey was born August 16, 1926 in Metter to the late George Mincey and Anna Parrish Mincey. He was united in holy matrimony to Ruth Jones, and … Read More


John William “Jack” Council III, 63

Posted on February 24, 2017 8:08 am by Halei Lamb

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   A celebration of life service for the family and friends of John William “Jack” Council III, 63, will be held March 4. For more information about these services, call Cindy Gray at 237-7025. He died peacefully in his sleep at home on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 after battling cancer and pneumonia.

   Mr. John William “Jack” Council III was born October 15, 1953 in Swainsboro. He was a graduate of Berry … Read More


Avis I. Walker, 84

Posted on February 17, 2017 9:09 am by Halei Lamb

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   Funeral services for Avis I. Walker, 84, were held Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Ivey Baptist Church with Rev. Louis Pearce and Rev. Donnie Baker officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. She died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017.

   Mrs. Avis I. Walker was born October 28, 1932 in Scott. She was a charter member of and former piano player at Ivey Baptist Church. Retired from Walker Service … Read More


Frances “Nell” Leaptrott, 70

Posted on February 17, 2017 9:09 am by Halei Lamb

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   Funeral services for Frances “Nell” Leaptrott, 70, of Swainsboro will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Darnell Brown officiating. Interment will follow in the Eastbrook Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m. She died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at her residence.

   Mrs. Frances “Nell” Leaptrott was born January … Read More


Charles G. “Buzzard” Vizgard, 67

Posted on February 14, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

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   Memorial services for Charles G. “Buzzard” Vizgard, 67, of Midville were held Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 at Hines Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Rev. Billy Brinson officiating. He died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 at his residence following extended illness.

   Mr. Charles G. “Buzzard” Vizgard was born October 3, 1949 in Chicago, Ill. to Charles G. Vizgard and Francine Grandell Vizgard. He attended Hines Baptist Church and was preceded in … Read More


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