All Obituaries


John Byrd, Sr.


    John Hubert Byrd, Sr. was born December 24, 1943 in Candler County, Georgia.  He was the second oldest of six children born to the late John Brooks and Vera Mae Gibson...

Beola Mincey Metter


Beola Mincey, 83, passed on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah. Beola was born on February 27, 1936 in Candler County to the late Arzo and Lillie Holland...

Ann Johnson Lake City, FL


Whitaker Funeral Home respectfully announces the passing of Mrs. Ann Ruth Johnson, age 73, of Lake City, FL, on Monday, January 6, 2020. The Staff of Whitaker Funeral Home is honored to support...

Lucy Pinkston Metter, GA


Lucy Ross Pinkston was born in Candler County , Georgia on October 20, 1920 to the late Henry and Rosa Ross. She resided and worked in and around Candler County all of her...

Effie Simmons Collins


Effie Mae Simmons, 62, of Collins, died Saturday, December 14, 2019 at her residence.  She was born November 3, 1957 in Tattnall County to Zobe and Carrie Cheley.  She attended the...

Melvie "Teanie" Boyd


Mrs. Melvie Ellis Boyd (Teanie) was born on 19 Feb 1926 in Bulloch County, Georgia to the late Mr. John C. Ellis and Ms. Emma Jane Harrison Ellis.   At an early age, she joined St. Paul...

Elder Bobby Roberson


Whitaker Funeral Home respectfully announces the passing of Elder Bobby Roberson, of Garfield, Georgia, on Friday, November 29, 2019. Arrangements are pending. The Staff of Whitaker Funeral Home...

Wanda Whitaker Metter


Wanda Faye Hobbs Whitaker was born August 20, 1957 to Coley A. Hobbs and Tera Donaldson Hobbs. She passed away Saturday, November 16, 2019 following an extended illness.   Wanda attended...

Jim Dekle Metter


Jim Louis Dekle, 79, of Metter passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 . He was born on January 25, 1940 in Candler County, to Ella Mae Clark Dekle and Simon Dekle.   “Deek”,...

Maggie Hill Twin City


Mrs. Maggie Lee Hill, 88, of Twin City, Georgia, passed away Friday, November, 1, 2019 at her residence. The funeral will be held 3:00 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the W. H. Whitaker...
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