Betty Vereen Hill, 69

Posted by | April 27, 2017 2:19 pm

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 by | April 27, 2017 2:17 pm

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.

A graveside service … Read More


Ollie Mae Dekle, 62

Posted by | April 27, 2017 2:10 pm

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

Posted by | April 27, 2017 2:08 pm

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 by | April 27, 2017 2:04 pm

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

Posted by | April 27, 2017 2:00 pm

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 by | April 27, 2017 1:59 pm

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


William “Bill” Eugene Glenn, 88

Posted by | April 27, 2017 1:54 pm

Funeral services for William “Bill” Eugene Glenn, 88, of Swainsboro were held Monday, April 10, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Swainsboro First United Methodist Church with Rev. Benjie Varnell, Rev. Scott Brenton, and Dr. Bill Woodson officiating. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. He died Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Emanuel Medical Center.

Mr. William “Bill” Eugene Glenn attended Glennville High School before transferring to Swainsboro High School for … Read More


Betty Sue Sutton, 82

Posted by | April 27, 2017 1:51 pm

Memorial services for Betty Sue Sutton, 82, resident of Swainsboro were held Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Blankenship and Reverend Paul Leigh officiating. Interment was held at Forest Lawn Cemetery. She died Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Scott Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Betty Sue Sutton was born in Emanuel County, daughter of the late Ralph and Ruby … Read More


National Tell A Story Day

Posted by | April 27, 2017 10:39 am

National Tell a Story Day is observed in the United States each year on April 27th.   People of all ages are encouraged to share all kinds of stories on National Tell a Story Day. Whether it’s read from a book, one from your imagination or an actual story from a childhood memory, April 27th is the day to gather friends and family and share those stories.

Libraries around the country … Read More


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