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Obituary - Joseph Paul “Joe” Southwell
Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel
Joseph Paul “Joe” Southwell
Joseph Paul “Joe” Southwell of Metter passed away early Saturday morning, November 6, 2021, at Candler County Hospital in Metter.
    Joe was born in Statesboro, Georgia, on February 13, 1981, and lived in Bulloch County, Candler County and Moultrie, Georgia, throughout his life.
    He graduated from Wiregrass Technical College with a degree in horticulture and loved to cook.
    Joe was a member of Heritage Church in Moultrie, Georgia, where he lived before moving back to Aline.
    Surviving are his wife, Tonda Southwell of Aline; his mother and stepfather, Tina Brown Bird and Kerry Bird, both of Aline; his father, Terry Deal of Millen; a daughter, Kari Southwell of Claxton; a son, Trevor Southwell of Claxton; and his sisters, Francesca Avalos and Carrie Ann Deal.
    The funeral was held at 1 o’clock in the afternoon on Monday, November 8, 2021, at Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, of Metter.
    The family received friends and family from 11 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. at the funeral home on Monday. Interment was be in Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
    Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, of Metter, is in charge of the arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, November 9, 2021
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