Verreda Ann Hayslip Mills, 67

Posted on April 27, 2017 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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Verreda Ann Hayslip Mills, 67, of Swainsboro, died Thursday, April 13, 2017 at her residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 15 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Stafford and Rev. Jody Jordan officiating.

Mrs. Mills, daughter of the late J.E. and Nanny Lou Flanders Hayslip, was born in Swainsboro. She was preceded in death by her husband Roger Mills. She was a … Read More


Carolyn Grimes Bishop, 74

Posted on April 27, 2017 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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Funeral services for Carolyn Grimes Bishop, 74, of Twin City were held Monday, April 17, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Twin City First Baptist Church with Rev. Max Rodgers officiating. Interment followed in the Coleman Cemetery in Twin City. She died Friday, April 14, 2017 at her residence.

Mrs. Carolyn Grimes Bishop was born in Metter to the late Carl and Marie Brown Grimes. She was a beautician and owned/operated … Read More


Russell Daniel “Rusty” Love Jr., 49

Posted on April 27, 2017 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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Memorial services for Mr. Russell Daniel “Rusty” Love Jr., 49, of Soperton were held Friday, April 14, 2017 at 5 p.m. from the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Rev. Brad McKenzie officiating.

Mr.Russell Daniel “Rusty” Love died Wednesday at Serenity Place in Dublin. Rusty, son of Russell and Nina Walker Love, was born in Winter Garden, Fla. He lived in Soperton most of his life and was a blacksmith, … Read More


Betty Vereen Hill, 69

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Memorial services for Betty Vereen Hill, 69, of Swainsboro were held Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Phil Wilson officiating. She died Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin.

Mrs. Betty Vereen Hill was born in Augusta to the late Clifford Leroy and Betty Scarboro Vereen. She lived most of her life in Emanuel County and was an administrative … Read More


Elmyra Jackson Black, 93

Posted on April 27, 2017 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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Elmyra Jackson Black, 93, a longtime Swainsboro resident who lived her life in service to others, died Monday, April 17. “I want my days filled with responsive love to people I meet, and I don’t care who or where they are,” she once wrote, explaining her philosophy of life to her family.

Mrs. Black died peacefully in her sleep after an extended illness in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

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Ollie Mae Dekle, 62

Posted on April 27, 2017 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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Funeral services for Ollie Mae Dekle, 62, were held Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. in Swainsboro with Bishop Bertha Jones presiding. Repast was held at the Twin City Community House. She died peacefully on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.

Mrs. Ollie Mae Dekle was born February 19, 1955 to the late Alonza and Mary Anna Jones in Jenkins County. She joined Johnson … Read More


George N. Ivey Jr., 95

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Funeral services for George N. Ivey Jr., 95, of Kite were held Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Reverends Burton Dixon, Robert “Bob” Rathbun, and Roger Holley officiating. Interment followed at Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. He died Monday, April 3, 2017 at his residence following an extended illness.

Mr. George N. Ivey Jr. was born in Swainsboro, son of the late George … Read More


Debra Ann Conley Diaz, 53

Posted on April 27, 2017 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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Funeral services for Debra Ann Conley Diaz, 53, of Swainsboro were held Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 2 p.m. with Reverends Arthur Conley and Alan Meeks officiating. Interment was at Union Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. She died Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Emanuel Medical Center following a brief illness.

Mrs. Debra Ann Conley Diaz was born August 1, 1963 in Swainsboro to … Read More


Tina E. Hill, 56

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Memorial services for Tina E. Hill, 56, of Metter were held Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church of Aline with Elder Wayne Fennell officiating. She died Thursday, April 6, 2017 at East Georgia Regional Center in Statesboro.

Ms. Tina E. Hill was born on June 16, 1960 in Savannah. She graduated from Metter High School in 1978 and from Swainsboro Tech with a … Read More


Robert Wayne Curl, 51

Posted on April 27, 2017 1:01 pm by Halei Lamb

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Funeral services for Robert Wayne Curl, 51, of Swainsboro were held Sunday, April 9, 2017 in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 3 p.m. with Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. Interment followed at the Swainsboro City Cemetery. He died Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in Rincon.

Mr. Robert Wayne Curl was born in Swainsboro to the late Talmadge Curl and Rena Elizabeth Bowden Curl. Graduating from Swainsboro High School in 1985, … Read More


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