Posted by Halei Lamb | February 7, 2018 2:59 pm
A memorial service for Lucian Andrew Weeks, 95, will be held at a later date. He died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at his home in Wadley.
Born October 9, 1922, in Vidette, Mr. Lucian Andrew Weeks was the son of John Bruce Weeks and Mable Davis Weeks. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Gerald Weeks and Billy Weeks, and a sister, Mildred Weeks Davis.
Survivors include his loving … Read More
Posted by Halei Lamb | February 7, 2018 2:58 pm
Graveside services for Leda “Marie” Bowden, 78, of Midville were held Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Johnson Family Cemetery with Rev. David Donnan and Rev. Patsy Busbee officiating. She passed away Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, at Pleasant View Nursing Center in Metter.
Mrs. Leda “Marie” Bowden was born in Sylvania, Screven County, on February 14, 1939, to the late Forrest James Busbee Sr. and Carrie Bell Bazemore … Read More
Posted by Halei Lamb | February 7, 2018 2:54 pm
Graveside services for Johnnie Faye Taylor, 88, of Metter were held Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at Mount Olive Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery at 2 p.m. with Rev. Royce Mosley officiating. She passed away Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Johnnie Faye Taylor was born December 13, 1929, in Douglas to the late Joseph Joel Lawson and Nellie Dickerson Lawson. She loved crocheting, and reading, … Read More
Posted by Halei Lamb | February 7, 2018 2:53 pm
Funeral services for Herschel McKinzie will be held Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Tomlinson Funeral with Reverend Louis Pearce officiating. Interment will follow at Bythania Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. He entered into rest on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at his residence.
Mr. Herschel McKinzie was a native of Swainsboro, born … Read More
Posted by Halei Lamb | February 7, 2018 2:51 pm
Funeral services for George Worthen, 72, were held Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at St. Phillips Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Pastor Jerry Armstrong presiding. He passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at St. Joseph Hospital in Savannah following an illness.
Mr. George Worthen was born on June 30, 1945, to the late Jim and Laura Worthen. He was preceded in death by seven siblings, Jimmy Worthen, Albert … Read More
Posted by Halei Lamb | February 7, 2018 2:50 pm
Funeral services for Curley Kitchens, 79, of Swainsboro were held Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in the chapel of Chapman funeral Home at 11 a.m. with Elder Tommy Rountree officiating. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. He passed away Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home following an extended illness.
Mr. Curley Kitchens was born December 5, 1938, in Swainsboro to the late Carey Kitchens and Adell … Read More
Posted by Halei Lamb | February 7, 2018 2:48 pm
A memorial service for Charlie Morris Hopkins Jr., 73, of Swainsboro was held Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 6 p.m. with Reverend Allen Meeks officiating. He passed away Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, at Lakeside Manor following an extended illness.
Mr. Charlie Morris Hopkins Jr. was born September 23, 1944, in Emanuel County to the late Charlie Morris Hopkins Sr. and Maybell Stapleton Hopkins. … Read More
Posted by Halei Lamb | February 7, 2018 2:46 pm
Funeral services for Alberta S. Rountree, 93, of Twin City were held Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Twin City First United Methodist Church with Rev. David Donnan officiating, assisted by Rev. Franklin Sasser. Interment followed in the Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. She passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at the Emanuel County Nursing Home.
Mrs. Alberta S. Rountree was born July 8, 1924, in Metter to … Read More
Posted by Halei Lamb | February 7, 2018 2:42 pm
On Friday, Feb. 9, at 6:30 p.m., the Kappa Omega Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will host a bunco ladies’ night out event at 119 Roger Shaw Street (above Wrens). Raffle tickets and drinks will be available for purchase during the event, and all proceeds will go toward local scholarships and charities. Tickets are available at Gambrell Photography or from any club member.
Posted by Halei Lamb | February 7, 2018 2:39 pm
Swainsboro-Emanuel County Parks and Recreation Department (SECRD) began holding springsports Registration February 5. The registration period will continue through February 9 at the recreation department, located at 632 McLeod Bridge Rd., Swainsboro. Hours are 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. First-time participants must bring a birth certificate, and the registration fee is $35 for the below listed sports. Insurance is available for $6 extra.
• T-ball (for 3- and 4-year-olds) and … Read More