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Forest Lee Brantley

 

Mr. Forest Lee Brantley, age 96, of Sandersville, died Sunday, June 24, 2012 at the Heritage Inn Nursing Home in Sandersville. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 26th at 3:00pm at the May and Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bobby Williford and the Rev. Fred Morrison officiating. Graveside committal services will be private.

Margaret Holmes Smith

 

Margaret Holmes Smith, age 62, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at the Washington County Extended Care Facility in Sandersville, following an extended illness.

Mrs. Smith was born in Sandersville on December 14, 1949 to the late George Holmes Sr. and DeVera Stanley Holmes and remained a lifelong resident of Washington County. She was a former employee of Helton Mobile- Homes and Maxway, Inc. of Sandersville. Mrs. Smith was a former member of Downs Baptist Church, the Davisboro Community Club, a member and secretary of the Eastern Star, and was currently a member of Bethany Baptist Church in Tennille, Georgia.

Jacquelyn "Jackie" Powell Veal 1933-2012

 

Grace Leverett Davis 1923-2012

 

Mrs. Grace Leverett Davis, age 88, of 7475 Highway 15 North in Warthen died Monday, May 14, 2012, at the Washington County Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday May 17 in the Warthen United Methodist Church in Warthen, with burial in the Warthen United Methodist Church Cemetery. Her grandchildren and Rev. Don Black will conduct the service.

Johnny Edward Swindell III 1949-2012

 

Mr. Johnny Edward Swindell III, age 62, of 1030 Glover Road in Riddleville died Saturday May 12 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday May 15 in the New Hope United Methodist Church with burial in the New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Ron Dixon will officiate. Pallbearers will be Josh Burkhalter, Jacob Burkhalter, Jerome Bryan, Rex Brantley, Wayne Day and Randy McCarty.

Mr. Swindell was the son of the late Johnny Edward Swindell, Jr. He was a mechanic, carpenter and jack of all trades. He was preceded in death by a brother, Ricky Swindell and a sister, Carolyn Swindell.

Rev. Gary Dale Andrews 1952-2012

Rev. Gary Dale Andrews 1952-2012

Rev. Gary Dale Andrews, age 60, of 205 South Smith Street in Sandersville died Saturday May 12 in the Washington County Regional Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 P.M. Thursday May 17 in the Prayer Garden of the First Christian Church of Sandersville. The Rev. Marlon Lastinger will officiate.

Rev. Andrews was the pastor of the First Christian Church of Sandersville.

Redin Wiley Hodges 1933-2011

 

Sandersville, GA- Redin Wiley Hodges, Jr., 78, of 475 Green Lane Road, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 15, 2011. Memorial services will be held on Sunday, December 18, 2011 at 3:00PM at Poplar Springs Christian Church with Pastor Fred Morrison officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Poplar Springs Christian Church, 475 Green Lane Road, Sandersville, Georgia 31082.

Born in Sandersville, he was the son of the late Redin Wiley Hodges, Sr. and Allie Prosser Hodges. Mr. Hodges was retired from the kaolin business after forty years of service.