Walter Wiles, 83

Posted on July 1, 2019 10:10 am by Whitley Clifton

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Mr. Walter David Wiles, 83, resident of Swainsboro, died Saturday evening, June 29, 2019 at Emanuel Medical Center. Mr. Wiles was born February 18, 1936 in Branchville, South Carolina, son of the late Willie and Mattie  Coursey Wiles. Mr. Wiles was a welder and auto mechanic during his working years. He was a United States Air Force Veteran and attended Dellwood Baptist Church.

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Rev. Thurman Walden, 89

Posted on June 28, 2019 2:02 pm by Whitley Clifton

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   Thurman Walden, 89, husband of 66 years to Celia K. Walden, gained his wings Friday, June 21, 2019 surrounded by his family at his residence.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Randy Walden and Reverend Mark Stewart officiating. Interment followed in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Pallbearers were Wallace Mumford, Wesley Williams, David Mumford, Brandon Read More


Polly Alesia Spearman, 59

Posted on June 28, 2019 11:11 am by Whitley Clifton

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   Graveside services for Polly Alesia Spearman, 59, of Swainsboro were held at Braswell Cemetery in Adrian at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2019 with Dr. Hal Wilson officiating. She passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at her residence following a brief illness.

Ms. Polly Alesia Spearman was born April 4, 1960 in Swainsboro to J. M. Spearman and Polly Drake Spearman and grew up on the family farm near Read More


Adine Shipman, 79

Posted on June 28, 2019 9:09 am by Whitley Clifton

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   Funeral Services for Adine Shipman, 79, of Swainsboro will be held in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home on Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 1 p.m. with Reverends Johnny Ray Jones, Alex M. Shipman, Pastor Mildred Phillips, and Elder James Blair officiating. Interment will follow in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, June 28, 2019 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed Read More


Bernie Dell “Lady” Norwood, 89

Posted on June 28, 2019 7:07 am by Whitley Clifton

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   Funeral services for Bernie Dell “Lady” Norwood, 89, were held Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church with Dr. Charles Wiggins officiating, assisted by Elder D.G. Mosley. Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery. She passed away Monday, June 17, 2019.

Mrs. Bernie Dell Norwood, “Lady” as she was called by family and friends, was born August 24, 1929 to Leslie and Elvira Franklin. She was a Read More


Mary Louise Green-Davis, 78

Posted on June 27, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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   Funeral services for Mary Louise Green-Davis, 78, were held Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Saint Philip Baptist Church with Elder D.G. Mosley presiding. Committal services and interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery. She passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019 in the loving arms of her oldest daughter, Martha, following an extended illness.

Ms. Mary Louise Green-Davis, known as “Louise” by her family, was born October 12, 1940 Read More


Loyd “Spanker” Giles Jr., 81

Posted on June 27, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Funeral services for Loyd “Spanker” Giles Jr., 81, of Kite were held Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Rev. Louis Pearce officiating. The family received friends Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. He passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Serenity Place following an extended illness.

Mr. Loyd “Spanker” Giles Jr. was born October Read More


Danny Williams, 52

Posted on June 27, 2019 10:10 am by Whitley Clifton

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   Funeral services for Danny Williams, 52, were held Monday, June 17, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Swainsboro City Auditorium with Reverend Malachi Lockett presiding. Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery. He passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

Mr. Danny Williams was born Monday, January 16, 1967 in Florence, South Carolina, to Daniel and Mary Ann Lacey Williams. He was a 1985 graduate of Swainsboro High School and later attended college Read More


Bobby Josey, 69

Posted on June 27, 2019 7:07 am by Whitley Clifton

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Bobby Josey, 69, resident of Swainsboro, died Thursday morning, June 20, 2019 at Community Hospice House in Vidalia. Josey was born in Swainsboro, daughter of Willie G. Lawson and LaVay Hope Hall Lawson on May 30, 1950. She had retired from the State of Georgia and was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.

Memorial services were held Saturday evening, June 22, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Read More


Patricia Canady, 71

Posted on June 25, 2019 4:04 pm by Whitley Clifton

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   Graveside services for Patricia Canady, 71, of Midville were held at Swainsboro City Cemetery at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019 with Chaplain Franklin Sasser officiating. She passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.

Ms. Patricia Canady was born September 26, 1947 in Soperton to the late Albert Graham and Ruby Ely Graham. She was a lifelong resident of Emanuel County. Canady enjoyed Read More


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