Charles Barrett “Brett” Merrill Jr., 77

Posted on February 20, 2020 4:04 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Charles Barrett Merrill, Jr., known as “Brett”, 77, passed away on February 12, 2020 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida while doing what he loved – playing tennis with his best friends.  Brett was born March 22, 1942, in Cornwall, New York to the late Charles Barrett “Barry” Merrill, Sr. and Hope Hollenbeck Merrill.  The oldest of four children, Brett is survived by siblings Marsh Merrill, Susan Knoble and David Merrill.Read More


Mary Ella Collins Howard, 87

Posted on February 20, 2020 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Funeral services for Mary Ella Collins Howard, 87, were held Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Swainsboro Auditorium with Rev. Andre Patterson presiding and Rev. Minnie Pitts serving as the eulogist. Repast was held at Midville Community Center. She transitioned to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 6, 2020.

Mary Ella Collins Howard was born October 28, 1932 in Midville to William H. Collins and Eva Mae Read More


Willie Mae Armstrong, 80

Posted on February 20, 2020 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Funeral services for Willie Mae Armstrong, 80, were held Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Saint Philip Baptist Church in Swainsboro with Reverend James E. Love Sr. presiding, Minister Larry Sherrod assisting, and Reverend Jerry Armstrong Jr. serving as the eulogist. Repast was held in the church’s social hall. She passed away February 12, 2020.

Willie Mae Armstrong was born October 16, 1939 to the late Willie and Read More


Tarsha Renea Jenkins Hanfield, 38

Posted on February 14, 2020 10:10 am by Whitley Clifton

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Funeral services for Tarsha Renea Jenkins Hanfield, 38, were held Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. at Apostolic Faith Church in Midville with Rev. Beverly Henry presiding and Rev. Amos Handsom serving as the eulogist. Interment took place at the church’s cemetery. She passed away Janaury 31, 2020.

Tarsha Renea Jenkins Hanfield was born September 4, 1981 in Augusta to the late Willie M. Jenkins and Rose Mary Clark. Read More


Stephen Dixon Hattaway, 72

Posted on February 14, 2020 10:10 am by Whitley Clifton

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Stephen Dixon Hattaway, 72, resident of Midville, died Wednesday at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.

Hattaway was born in Emanuel County, son of the late Edward and Marian D. Streight Hattaway. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in the Vietnam War. Hattaway had also been employed as a warehouseman with AT&T Alascom.

Memorial services were held Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 2 p.m. Read More


Ruby Jewel Brodus, 58

Posted on February 14, 2020 9:09 am by Whitley Clifton

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Funeral services for Ruby Jewel Brodus were held Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Mount Zion AME Church in Garfield with Pastor V. Lewis officiating and Pastor Robert Johnson assisting. Repast took place inside Mount Zion’s social hall. She passed peacefully in her sleep Thursday, January 30, 2020.

Ruby Jewel Brodus was born May 10, 1961 in Jenkins County to the late Jule Bady and the late Trudie Read More


Clinton “Bruce” Smith Jr., 68

Posted on February 14, 2020 9:09 am by Whitley Clifton

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. Clinton “Bruce” Smith Jr., 68 of Waynesboro, on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Augusta Medical Center.

Graveside services were held Friday, February 7, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Swainsboro City Cemetery with Rev. Matthew Shryock. The family received friends and loved ones at their home on Thursday, February 6, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Pallbearers were Mikey Bell, Don Gay, Ken Anderson, Read More


Bennie Steele Jr., 68

Posted on February 13, 2020 7:07 am by Whitley Clifton

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Funeral services for Bennie Steele Jr., 68, were held Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Mosley’s Funeral Home in Swainsboro with Rev. Teddy Pierce serving as the eulogist. Repast was held at Vann Community Center in Swainsboro. He passed February 3, 2020.

Mr. Bennie Steele Jr. was born May 6, 1951 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to the late Bennie Steele Sr. and Ella Mae Mincey Steele. As a Read More


Deborah Purvis, 51

Posted on February 12, 2020 4:04 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Mrs. Deborah Purvis, 51 of Kite, passed away Friday, February 7, 2020 at her residence following an extended illness.

Mrs. Purvis was born January 6, 1969 in Milledgeville to the late Denver Faulkner and Carol Peeler Faulkner. She enjoyed going to the beach, camping, and taking care of her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church, and she was preceded in death by her Read More


Robert McDonald Ball, 83

Posted on February 7, 2020 10:10 am by Whitley Clifton

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A memorial service honoring the life of Robert McDonald Ball, 83 of Swainsboro, will be privately held at a later date. He passed away Monday, January 27, 2020 at Emanuel Medical Center following a brief illness.

Mr. Robert McDonald Ball was born October 29, 1936 in Manchester, Oklahoma to the late Charles Ball and Tella Estep Ball. He enjoyed playing golf, hunting, and fishing. Ball served in the United States Read More


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