Obituaries

Nell Collins

Nell Collins, 86, of Metter died early Thursday at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro. Born in Collins she was the daughter of Shelly and Myrtle…


Patty Ann Jenkins Boyett

Patty Ann Jenkins Boyett, 71, passed away August 8 at Memorial Health University in Savannah. As an Evans County native, she lived her whole life…


Betty Buckner Elkins

Betty Buckner Elkins, 84, passed from this life on August 8.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Irene Buckner; her son,…


Sheri Leigh Wildes Kight

Sheri Leigh Wildes Kight, 45, of Metter died unexpectedly on Wednesday August 3. She had moved to Metter three years ago from Claxton. She grew…


Vernon ‘Bobby’ Owens

Vernon “Bobby” Owens, 84, passed away Saturday, Aug. 6 at Camellia Health and Rehab. The Bryan County native lived in Hagan most of his life….


Don Rickey Barrow

Don Rickey Barrow, age 57, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 3 in East Georgia Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Don was born in…


Anne Durrence Strickland

Anne Durrence Strickland, 95, passed away July 30 at her residence, under the care of Affinis Hospice of Vidalia. The Tattnall County native resided in…


Margie Rogers Gordy

Margie Rogers Gordy, 85, passed away July 22 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro. She was a lifelong resident of Tattnall County, and a member…


Angela ‘Angie’ Stephens Bird

Mrs. Angela “Angie” Stephens Bird, age 48, died on Saturday July 16, at her residence surrounded by her loving family under the care of Ogeechee…


William Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Riggs

William Ronald Riggs, age 69, born April 26, 1947 in Statesboro, died July 9 after a hard-fought battle with lung cancer. His days in chemotherapy,…