Janie Ruth Roberts Roberson, 80

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

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Funeral services for Janie Ruth Roberts Roberson, 80, were held Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at 1 p.m. at St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Swainsboro with Pastor Melvin Adams officiating and Rev. Bennie Brinson presiding. Interment was held at Swainsboro City Cemetery, and repast was held inside the fellowship hall of St. James Missionary Baptist Church. She died January 22, 2017 at Jamaica Hospital after a brief illness.

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Elsie “Lucy” Williamson Oglesby, 76

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

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   Funeral services for Elsie “Lucy” Williamson Oglesby, 76, of Swainsboro were held Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Pastor Reece Mincey officiating. Burial followed in the Lyons City Cemetery. She died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 at her home after a sudden illness.

   Mrs. Elsie “Lucy” Williamson Oglesby was a native of the Rackettown Community in Toombs County. She was … Read More


Grae Creamer Brooks, 31

Posted on February 14, 2017 3:03 pm by Halei Lamb

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   Funeral services for Grae Creamer Brooks, 31, of Swainsboro were held Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Reverend Bill Black officiating. Burial followed in the Hardens Chapel Cemetery. She died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 at her home after an extended illness.

   Ms. Grae Creamer Brooks was a native of Toombs County and graduated from Toombs County High School in … Read More


William L. “Ole Cuz” Johnson, 76

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   Funeral services for William L. “Ole Cuz” Johnson, 76, of Swainsboro were held Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Swainsboro with Rev. Dr. Robert Blankenship officiating. Interment followed in the Eastbrook Cemetery with Rev. Paul Leigh officiating. He died Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at his residence.

   Mr. William L. “Ole Cuz” Johnson was born March 27, 1940 in Twin City to the late William … Read More


Kathleen Crouch Akins, 82

Posted on February 14, 2017 3:03 pm by Halei Lamb

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   Private services for Kathleen Crouch Akins, 82, of Twin City will be held at the Arlington Memorial Park in Atlanta. She died on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 at her residence.

   Mrs. Kathleen Crouch Akins was born in Albuquerque, N.M. to the late Roy Bryan and Kathleen Nolen Crouch. A homemaker, Akins loved her three dogs, Buddy, Jake, and Duffy, and her two horses, Macy and Dandy. She also loved spending … Read More


Billy Drew, 70

Posted on February 7, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

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   Funeral services for Billy Drew, 70, of Kite and Warner Robins were held Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 at Rehoboth Missionary Baptist Church at 11 a.m. with Reverend Allen Meeks officiating. Interment followed in the Rehoboth Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery with Brother Chad Drew officiating. He died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.

   Mr. Billy Drew was born December 8, 1946 in Emanuel … Read More


Stephen H. “Steve” Temples, 63

Posted on February 7, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

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   Memorial services for Stephen H. “Steve” Temples, 63, of Swainsboro were held Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 2 p.m. with Rev. Phil Wilson officiating. He died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.

   Mr. Stephen H. “Steve” Temples was born January 6, 1954 in Augusta to the late Albert Temples and Joyce Price Temples. He retired from the Emanuel County Jail as a jail officer. He … Read More


Todd Gregory Szalkowski, 52

Posted on February 7, 2017 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

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   A celebration of life service for Todd Gregory Szalkowski, 52, was held Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at Valley Ranch Baptist Church in Coppell, Tex. He died January 30, 2017 in Coppell, Tex.

   Mr. Todd Gregory Szalkowski was born on September 2, 1964 in Champaign, Ill. to his parents, Jerry and Jackie Szalkowski. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in accounting in 1986 and married Amy Herrington … Read More


James Billy Harrell, 82

Posted on February 6, 2017 5:05 pm by Halei Lamb

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   Funeral services for James Billy Harrell, 82, of Swainsboro will be held Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church with Rev. Nick Hazelton officiating, assisted by Rev. Hugh Baxter. Interment will follow in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service. He died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 at Pruitt Health and Rehabilitation after an … Read More


Joyce Collins Johnston Hargraves, 87

Posted on February 6, 2017 5:05 pm by Halei Lamb

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   Graveside services and interment for Joyce Collins Johnston Hargraves, 87, of Eastman were held near her parents’ gravesite at Primitive Grove Baptist Church in Metter on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. She died February 3, 2017 after a short illness.

   Mrs. Joyce Collins Johnston Hargraves was a faith-filled, Southern lady. The daughter of Herschel and Veta Collins of Metter, she grew up on a farm with her brother, … Read More


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