Obituaries - Emanuel County Live (2024)

Johnny Allen, 52

Johnny Allen, age 52, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2024, at his home. Family and friends are invited for a Celebration of Life Saturday, June 22, from 4 to 6 p.m. at 1488 Old Wadley Rd.Johnny …more


Mildred Frances Usry Thompson, 91

Mildred Frances Usry Thompson, 91, died Tuesday, June 11, 2024, at The Harbor at Harmony Crossing Assisted Living Home in Eatonton. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 15, at 11 a.m. at the …more


Orther Bell Rountree, 81

Orther Bell Rountree, age 81, departed this life Saturday, June 8, 2024, at home surrounded by her family. A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, June 15, at 11 a.m. at Rountree Chapel Baptist …more


Ruthie Kirkland Adams, 84

Ruthie Kirkland Adams, age 84, of Summertown, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2024, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, June 15, at 3 p.m. at …more


Susan Jean Allman, 72

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Susan Jean Allman, age 72, of Kite, on Monday, June 10, 2024, at her home. Memorial services will be conducted at a later date. Born in …more


George R. Scott, 84

Mr. George R. Scott 84, of the Ollifftown, passed away peacefully June 6, 2024, at his residence, with his loving family at his bedside. Funeral service was held, Sunday June 9, at 2:30 p.m. at Old …more


Rosland Handberry Pickens, 82

Rosland, Handberry Pickens, age 82, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2024. A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, June 8, at 11 a.m. at Mt. Zion Church in Garfield with Pastor Johnnie Branch presiding. …more


Sue Henry, 77

Mrs. Sue Henry, 77, of Swainsboro, passed away Friday, June 7, 2024, at Fairview Park Hospital following a brief illness. Funeral services were held Monday, June 10, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of …more


Glenda Lanier Sanders, 77

Glenda Lanier Sanders, 77, of Metter, passed away Monday, May 27, 2024, at Candler County Hospital. Funeral service was held Thursday, May 30, at 2 p.m. at El Bethel Baptist Church. Interment …more


Bobbie Wilson Overstreet, 90

Durden Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Bobbie Wilson Overstreet, 90, of Swainsboro, on Monday, May 27, 2024, at her home after an extended illness. Funeral services were …more


Charles Dennis, 72

Charles Dennis, age 72, of Adrian, passed away on Monday afternoon, May 27, 2024, at Memorial Health in Savannah. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, May 30, at 11 a.m. in the Williams Chapel …more


Farris Madison Hudson, Sr., 90

Deacon Farris Madison Hudson, Sr., age 90, transitioned to his eternal home on Sunday, May 26, 2024. A Homecoming Celebration was held Saturday, June 1, at 11 a.m. at the former Wadley High School …more


James C. McClendon, 73

James C. McClendon, age 73, passed away Saturday, May 25, 2023. A Celebration of Life graveside service was held Wednesday, May 29, at 11 a.m. at Swainsboro City Cemetery.James’ favorite things …more


Johnny Cecil Sikes, 71

Mr. Johnny Cecil Sikes, 71, of Kite, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2024, at his residence. Funeral services were held Thursday, May 30, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend …more


Bobby Lee Alphin, 86

Mr. Bobby Lee Alphin, 86, of Swainsboro, passed away Monday, May 13, 2024, at Piedmont Augusta Hospital following an extended illness. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of Chapman Funeral …more


James “Jimmy” Bailey, 72

James “Jimmy” Bailey, age 72, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at Memorial University Hospital in Savannah. Funeral service was held Friday, May 17, at 10 a.m. at Union Baptist Church with Rev. …more


John Samuel Allmond, 85

John Samuel Allmond, 85, of Twin City, peacefully entered his eternal home on Sunday, May 19, 2024, surrounded by his family. A graveside service will be held Thursday, May 23, at 4 p.m. at the …more


Lucius Williams, 73

Lucius Williams, age 73, was called home Friday, May 10, 2024, following a short illness. A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, May 18, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Stillmore with Rev. …more


Lynda Cowart Talmadge, 85

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Lynda Cowart Talmadge, age 85, of Twin City, on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, peacefully at her home after a lengthy illness. Funeral services …more


William Jimmy Page, Sr., 81

William Jimmy Page, Sr., 81, of Metter, passed away late Saturday, May 18, 2024, at Community Hospice in Vidalia. A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, May 22, at 1 p.m. at Kennedy Funeral …more


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Why can't I find my friends obituary? ›

There could be several reasons why you're having difficulty finding an obituary. The person you're looking for may not have had an obituary, the newspaper that published it could have gone out of business, or it could have never been saved or digitized.

How do I find an obituary in the US? › – This site allows you to search for recently published obituaries, a small fee is required to view most results. Obituary Central – A database that searches for obituaries and performs cemetery searches. Obituary Daily Times – A database of obituaries contributed to and updated by volunteers.

Why do I read obituaries? ›

For one, obituaries are stories with a closure unlike the daily news items that are generally interim reports. They are often good stories. One reads about remarkable accomplishments, odd achievements, quirky lives, wild adventures, strange vicissitudes, and forgotten personalities.

Can I find out if a friend has died? ›

Local newspapers, obituary pages, and social media can help you determine whether someone recently died. States and the U.S. government have online death records (sometimes called death indexes) for deaths within the past 50 years or so. To find out if you're in someone's will, you may want to visit a probate court.

What is the largest obituary website? › Search the world's largest obituary database.

How do I find out if someone has died? ›

Regardless of your reason, pursuing one (or any combination of) these six options should help answer your questions:
  1. Online.
  2. Social Media.
  3. Word of Mouth.
  4. The Newspaper or Local News.
  5. Archive Facilities.
  6. Government Records.

What is the difference between a death notice and an obituary? ›

Death notices are short and to the point—Name, date of death and where/when the services will be held. However, the obituaries highlight the deceased's community involvement, accomplishments, interests and survivor's names of the beloved.

Is there an app for local obituaries? ›

MyObits: Obituary Listings on the App Store.

Is it disrespectful not to have an obituary? ›

Posting an obituary is not a legal requirement and is a sentimental action. Families don't have to publish one if they don't want it or do not have the funds to do so. While you do not have to share a death note or obituary, you must file a death certificate with your state's office.

What information should you never include in an obituary? ›

What Not to Include in an Obituary. Obituaries should never be written in the first person as they're not a personal tribute. As stated above, avoid including any personal addresses or phone numbers. Also, the cause of death is not necessary, as careers and education are not necessary details to include as well.

Who normally reads the obituary at a funeral? ›

There is no hard and fast rule as to who should give the eulogy speech at a funeral. It's typically given by those who were particularly close, or had a special relationship with, the loved one who passed. It could be a best friend, a spouse, a child or grandchild, or even a co-worker.

Why are some obituaries not published? ›

Publishing an obituary can be expensive , and the funds may be unavailable. The deceased has few family members or friends , so there might have, unfortunately, been no need for an obituary. Obituaries are also written for the living so that they may learn of an individual's passing.

Can an obituary be removed from the internet? ›

News Sites & Obituaries: Reach out to the websites or publications directly to request the content's removal.

How do I find an obituary for a specific person in MA? ›

Obituaries in Massachusetts and other parts of New England can generally be found in the local town or county papers. Many obituaries for Boston and the surrounding area can be found in: Boston Athenaeum. Index of Obituaries in Boston Newspapers, 1704-1800.

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