Atelia “Tillie” Idez Sweat Hopkins, 83

Posted on October 31, 2018 2:02 pm by Whitley Clifton

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A memorial service for Atelia “Tillie” Idea Sweat Hopkins, 83, of Swainsboro was held Saturday, October 27, 2018, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverends Mark Sweat and and Jim Harrell officiating. Interment followed in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery in Soperton. She died Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at her residence following an extended illness.

Mrs. Atelia “Tillie” Idea Sweat Hopkins was born November 10, 1934, Read More


Wallace H. Alford, 66

Posted on October 24, 2018 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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   Funeral services for Wallace H. Alford, 66, of Twin City were held on Monday, October 22, 2018, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Carl Hay officiating. Interment followed in the Millen City Cemetery. He died Friday evening, October 19, 2018, at his residence following an extended illness.

   Mr. Wallace H. Alford was born August 27, 1952, in Savannah to the late Wallace Horace Bragg Read More


Mackel Roberson, 85

Posted on October 24, 2018 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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   Funeral services for Mackel Roberson, 85, of Swainsboro were held Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Reverend Louis Pearce and Mack Griffin officiating. Interment followed at Bithynia Church Cemetery. She died Sunday afternoon, October 21, 2018 at Pruitt Health.

   Ms. Roberson was born in Emanuel County to the late Ollie and Sadie Whittington Roberson. She was of the Baptist faith. 

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Lee Jones, 55

Posted on October 24, 2018 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Funeral services for Lee Jones, 55, of Swainsboro were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 in chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Reverend Ricky Downs officiating. Interment followed in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Dellwood. He died Saturday, October 20, 2018  at Emanuel Medical Center.

Mr. Lee Jones was born in Wiesbaden, Germany, to the late  Ralph C.  and Ilse F. Jones. A graduate of Swainsboro High School Read More


Jerry Lee Saunders, 60

Posted on October 24, 2018 12:12 pm by Whitley Clifton

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   Jerry Lee Saunders, 60, of Garfield passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at his residence following an extended illness.

 Mr. Jerry Lee Saunders was born February 2, 1958, in Swainsboro to the late H.A. Buck Saunders and Annie Laura Saunders. He was a lifelong residence of the Twin City and Garfield areas, and graduated from Emanuel County Institute. Saunders worked at Advance Metals until approximately two years ago. He loved Read More


Don Kirkland, 72

Posted on October 24, 2018 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton

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   Graveside services for Don Kirkland, 72, of Midville were held Monday, October 22, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Kirkland Family Cemetery on Old Blundale Road with Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. He died Friday, October 19, 2018 at his residence.

Mr. Don Kirkland was born November 21, 1945 in Swainsboro at Smith Hospital to the late John Lewis Kirkland and Idell Bell Kirkland. He was a graduate of Swainsboro High School, Read More


James Dalton Drew, 34

Posted on October 24, 2018 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton

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   Funeral services for James Dalton Drew, 34, of Millen were held Friday, October 19, 2018 at 2 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Greg Coursey officiating. Interment was held at Midville City Cemetery. He passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018.

Mr. James Dalton Drew was born May 31, 1984 in St. Augustine, Florida. He was a pipefitter who enjoyed fishing, playing the guitar, and the saxophone. He was Read More


William Germerial Hayes Sr., 58

Posted on October 17, 2018 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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   A memorial service for William Germerial Hayes Sr., 58, was held Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Chester Freedom Ministries with Pastor Steve Bishop and Pastor Nate Malone officiating. Intermet was private. He died Sunday, October 7, 2018 at his home.

   Mr. William Germerial Hayes Sr. was born July 30, 1960 in Swainsboro to Annette Bush Hayes and the late William Ray Hayes. He was a graduate of Read More


Jerry Wheeler Williams, 61

Posted on October 17, 2018 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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   Funeral services for Jerry Wheeler Williams, 61, were held Friday, October 5, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Lester Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Charles Holloway officiating. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery.

   Mr. Jerry Wheeler Williams was born April 23, 1957 in Swainsboro to the late Edmond Eugene Williams and Mae Moore. He believed in Christ and attended Bethel Baptist Church and West Street Community Church in Covington. Read More


Dr. Jean B. Bridges, 84

Posted on October 17, 2018 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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   Funeral services for Dr. Jean B. Bridges, 84, of Swainsboro were held Friday, October 12, 2018 at 3 p.m. at Swainsboro First Baptist Church with Reverend Robert Blankenship officiating, assisted by Rev. Casey Shaw. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died Monday, October 8, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at East Georgia Regional Medical Center of Statesboro.

   Dr. Jean B. Bridges was born May 15, 1934, in Read More


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