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Mr. Condell Carter

Mr. George “Condell” Carter, age 71, of the Minter Community, died on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin. Mr. Carter was born in Soperton, grew up in the Orland Community, and was a 1968 graduate of Treutlen County High School. He attended Brewton-Parker College in Mt. Vernon and lived in Minter for the past 52 years. He worked at Rick’s Grocery in Soperton and Winn Dixie in Dublin during high school. He worked for a short time at Mohawk Industries and worked as a meat cutter for many local stores including Young’s Grocery (which became Red and White Grocery), Food Lion, Piggly Wiggly, Big Star and Bi Lo. He served as a regional troubleshooter and a Market manager. After retiring, he ran Tim’s Market in East Dublin. He worked as a substitute teacher with the Laurens County Board of Education and at the Heartland Academy. He was a former member of the Norris Chapel in Rockledge and was baptized in Thairdell Creek. He was a member of Minter Baptist Church for 52 years, where he was a Deacon since 1992, a Sunday School teacher, and the Director of the Youth Ministry. He was preceded in death by his parents, Shad Manning “S.M.” Carter and Doretha Ruby Livingston Carter; 1 sister, Vivian Weaver; 1 brother, M.L. “Buck” Moore; and 1 great-granddaughter, Adylienne Carter.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Donna S. Carter, and twin sons, Richie Carter (Susan) and Reggie Carter, all of the Minter Community; 2 sisters, June Hughes (Wansley), Dublin, and Debbie James (Rickey), Forsyth; 1 brother, Rickey Carter (Ginger), East Dublin; grandchildren, Blake Carter (Amanda), Wesley Carter, Chris Feltis, and Eric Feltis; great-grandchildren, Branch, Hanley, Gatlin, Grayson, Raylen; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted on Friday, April 8, 2022, at 3:00 p.m., at Minter Baptist Church, with Rev. James Allen, Rev. Ben Edwards and Rev. Bobby Miller officiating. Interment followed in the Minter Cemetery. Pallbearers were Nick White, Tommy Hughes, Jevon Carter, Clay Hughes, Kalem Loyd and Wesley Carter. Sammons Funeral Home in Soperton was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Jake Lively

Jakob Tyler “Jake” Lively, age 18, of Vidalia, died Monday, April 11, 2022, at his home after a brief illness. He was a native of Toombs County and lived there all of his life. He was a senior at Toombs County High School and was a recent graduate of the Class of 2022. Jake loved baseball, duck and quail hunting, listening to music while riding around in his truck, playing with his dogs, dirt track racing and spending time with his mama. He is preceded in death by his maternal greatgrandparents, Jack and Nadine Dickerson, and Roy Clements, Sr. and Betty Jean Clements. His family includes his mother, Amanda Clements of Vidalia; his father, John Roy Lively of Stillmore; grandparents, Roy and Jackie Clements of Cedar Crossing; aunts and uncles, Kim and Destry Henry of Dudley, Billy and Mandy Lively of Swainsboro, Janice and Larry Davis of Cedar Crossing, Jimmie Sue Wilkes, Raiford Blount and Jerris Blount, all of Lyons,

Louise and Jerry Hitchcock and Robbie Clements and wife Samantha, all of Cedar Crossing; cousins, Jaxon Clements of Cedar Crossing, Nate Clements of Swainsboro, Melanie Clements of Hazlehurst, Melanie and Brandon Bowen, Ross Bowen and Georgana Bowen, all of Vidalia, Brad Davis and Priscilla Sikes of Cedar Crossing, and several other cousins; special family friends, Ronnie and Mikki Kilgore, Dakota Kilgore and Jake’s girlfriend, Makenzie Kilgore, all of Lyons.

The funeral service will be Wednesday, April 13, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Pastor Reece Mincey and Pastor Billy Bratton officiating. Burial will follow at Eastbrook Cemetery and Mausoleum in Swainsboro.

Pallbearers are Jason Dukes, Cole Williamson, Logan Landrum, Hunter Herndon, Gage Herndon, Jaxson Clements, Rye Faulk, Bryar Douberly, and Lige Fowler.

Honorary pallbearers are the TCHS Class of 2022 and TCHS Baseball Team.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Community Hospice Foundation, PO Box 2277, Vidalia, GA 30475.

Ronald V. Hall


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