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Terry Eugene Foskey, 61

Posted on May 6, 2020 9:09 am by Halei Lamb

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Terry Eugene Foskey, 61, of Biloxi, Mississippi, left his earthly body to receive his heavenly wings on Saturday, April 25, 2020 in his beloved home with his family that loved him dearly by his side. He had a very fulfilled life that he left too early.

Terry was born in Swainsboro on April 16, 1959. He received a master’s degree from William Carey University in business. He retired from the … Read More


Janis Williamson Webb Rogers, 84

Posted on May 6, 2020 9:09 am by Halei Lamb

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Janis Williamson Webb Rogers, 84 of Swainsboro, on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home.

A private graveside service was conducted Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Jim Harrell officiating. Interment was held at Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Terri Edenfield, Craig Williamson, Andy Webb, Steve Peebles, Jack Webb, … Read More


Robert Joseph Johnson, 31

Posted on April 16, 2020 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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A walk-in viewing for Robert Joesph Johnson, 31 of Nashville, Tennessee, formerly of Swainsboro, was held Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Chapman Funeral Home. In compliance with guidelines set by the CDC, the 10 people, 6-feet rule was enforced during the viewing. He passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020.

Mr. Robert Joseph Johnson was born January 24, 1989 in Swainsboro to David Johnson and Dolly Madison. He was a high … Read More


Lee Willie “L.W.” Howard, 76

Posted on April 16, 2020 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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A celebration of life service for Lee Willie “L.W.” Howard, 76, was held at Mosley’s Funeral Home in Swainsboro with Pastor Robert Lawrence officiating. He passed away peacefully Sunday, March 15, 2020.

Lee Willie Howard, or “L.W.” to those who knew him from childhood, was born November 28, 1943 in Stillmore.

He grew up in Stillmore during the 1940s and 1950s. Howard moved to Long Island, New York in 1962, … Read More


Kathy Diane Farmer Youngblood, 73

Posted on April 16, 2020 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Kathy Diane Farmer Youngblood, 73 of Swainsboro, on Monday, April 13, 2020 at her residence.

A private graveside service will be conducted Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Ebenezer Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Ervin Stapleton officiating.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Farmer, Wesley Peebles, Dylan Dixon, Tim Lamb, David Thurman, and Grey Thurman.

Born is Swainsboro in 1946, Kathy Diane Farmer Youngblood was … Read More


Jimmie Alderman, 79

Posted on April 16, 2020 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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Mr. Jimmie Alderman, 79, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 at his home under the care of Bethany Hospice.

Mr. Alderman was born August 31, 1940 in Statesboro to Mr. Emmitt A. Alderman and Mrs. Mary Frances Woodcock Alderman. He graduated from Savannah High School and later from Bolen Draughon Business College in Savannah. Mr. Alderman worked for Fredman in New York, where he helped develop early model answering machines. … Read More


James “Rabbit” L. Cooper, 76

Posted on April 16, 2020 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mr. James “Rabbit” L. Cooper, 76 of Kite, on Monday, April 6, 2020 at Select Specialty in Augusta.

Private graveside services will be conducted at Kite City Cemetery in Kite with Rev. Lamar Kersey and Rev. Burton Dixon officiating.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Lee, Sonny Norris, Forrest Lee Davis, Alton Hooks, Billy Taylor, Jason Lee, Johnny Conley, Grady Riner, and Franklin Davis, III.… Read More


Jack Sutton Hill, 75

Posted on April 16, 2020 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

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Monday, April 6, 2020 will be remembered as a sad day for many in the state of Georgia. State Senator Jack Sutton Hill, 75, passed away unexpectedly at his district office in his hometown of Reidsville.

The native of Tattnall County lived his entire life in Reidsville. His love for his hometown and surrounding community was evident throughout his life. After graduating from Reidsville High School and Georgia Southern University, … Read More


Daniel Harry “Dan” Kimball, 70

Posted on April 16, 2020 10:10 am by Halei Lamb

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Mr. Daniel Harry “Dan” Kimball, 70 of Kite, went to be with his Lord on March 15, 2020. Dan enjoyed country music, especially the sounds of the guitar and dobro. He liked living in the country—the closer to the woods, the better. Taking pictures of the wildlife that found their way into his front yard gave him much pleasure. He often planted rye in his field to feed the deer.… Read More


Carl “Buck” Bryant, 46

Posted on April 16, 2020 10:10 am by Halei Lamb

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Graveside service for Carl “Buck” Bryant, 46 of Swainsboro. will be held Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Eastbrook Cemetery and Mausoleum with Rev. Chad Kennison officiating. A walk-in viewing was held from 1 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Chapman Funeral Home. In compliance with the guidelines set by the CDC, the 10 people, 6 feet rule was enforced during the walk-in viewing. He … Read More


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