Lawson Funeral Home

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Raymond Lee Young

photoRaymond Lee Young, age 58, of Gainesville passed away Saturday, September 19, 2014.  Mr. Young was a loving son, brother, father, grandfather and loved everyone.  He was survived by his significant other Carol; son Ray Young and wife Rebekah; daughters Wendy Young and husband Freddie Jones and Allison Wiley; brothers Junior Young, David Young and wife Sheila and Cecil Young; sisters Lois Bryant and Barbara Young; 15 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild and a host of other relatives.  He is preceded in death by his parents Frank Young and Pairlee Young, brother James Young and sister Doris Martin.  Funeral Services will be held 7:00 pm Monday, September 22, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home.  Pastor Shane Evans and Pastor Lloyd Roper will be officiating.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 pm Monday, September 22, 2014 at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the family.  Funeral Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Gladys Elizabeth Youngblood

Youngblood, GladysGladys Elizabeth Youngblood, age 91, of  Gainesville formerly Tennessee passed away Tuesday, September 16, 2014.  Gladys was an avid reader and gardener.  She was born in North Little Rock, AK to the late James T. Smalling and Iva Lee Kyzer Smalling.  Gladys was married to the late Glenn Orville Youngblood in 1955. She lived in Germantown, TN for 25 years and then to Pickwick Lake where she and her late husband spent 15 years before his death.  She resided in Gainesville, GA for the past 17 years.  Mrs. Youngblood was survived by her sons John Youngblood of TN and Glenn Youngblood of GA; daughters Pamela Parks of TX and Deborah Mooneyhan of GA; grandchildren Laurie Fortune Wiggingham, Michael Macklin, Keely Youngblood and Alix Youngblood and 2 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her brother James Smalling; sister Lucille Walters Winningham and daughter Patricia Ann Youngblood. Graveside Services will be held 11:00 am Monday, September 22, 2014 at Pickwick White Sulphur Cemetery, Hwy 57, Counce, TN, 38326.  Funeral Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Molly Kay Carter

Carter, Molly0024Molly Kay Carter, age 45, of Jefferson passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014.  Kay was survived by her mother Dorothy Carter; sons Josh Carter and wife Amy, and Jason Carter; brother Gary Nix; sisters Teresa Stancil and husband Roy, Tina Whisnant and husband David; grandchildren Ariana, Kaylee, Justin and Jacob; and a host of other relatives. She is preceded in death by her husband Omer Carter and father Ned Carter. The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Robert Dillon

Robert Dillon, age 91, of Danielsville passed away September 14, 2014.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Sabrina Ann Phillips

Sabrina Ann Phillips, age 44, of Gainesville passed away Thursday, September 11, 2014.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.

Walter “Butch” Eugene Abernathy

photoWalter “Butch” Eugene Abernathy, age 49, of Athens passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014.  Butch worked 23 years at express lube in Winder on W. May Street.  He was survived by his wife of 33 years Resa Abernathy; mother Ethel Waldron; sons Donald Abernathy and wife Wendy; Jarold Ray Abernathy and wife Katie all of Athens; daughters Kim Abernathy and Tasha Abernathy all of Athens; brothers Lamar Abernathy and wife Sandra of Maysville, Robert Waldron, Wayne Waldron, Tracy Waldron all of Loganville, Tommy Waldron of Winder; sisters Pastor Arlene Smith and husband Vernard of Jefferson, Tammy Hightower and husband Rex of Arcade, Sue Gazaway and Darlene Reeves both of Commerce; 10 grandchildren; best buddy from school Stevie House and a host of other relatives.  He is preceded in death by his father Don Waldron.  Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am Friday, September 12, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home.  Pastor Arlene Smith will be officiating.  The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Thursday, September 11, 2014 at the funeral home.  Interment will be held at the Hoschton City Cemetery.  Funeral Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Maurice Ellroy Hand

Maurice Ellroy Hand, age 90, of Lilburn passed away Tuesday, September 7, 2014.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Ina Brenda Maddox

Ina Brenda Maddox, age 63, of Pendergrass passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014. She was survived by her mother Florene Maddox and son Ricky Maddox. She is preceded in death by her father Ernest Maddox.  Ina was a member of Walnut Fork Baptist Church. Graveside Services will be held 11:00 am Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Walnut Fork Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Horace Maddox will be officiating.  The family will receive friends 9:00 am to 10:00 am Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home.  Funeral Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Deborah Elaine Gunter

Deborah Elaine Gunter, age 58, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014. Deborah enjoyed reading, cooking and she loved her family.  She was survived by her son Greg Brock and wife Maria of Elberton; brothers Ray Gunter and wife Martha of Hoschton, Larry Gunter and wife Charlotte of Royston; sisters Frances Sullens of  Lula, Ann Doster and husband Dean of Hoschton, Shirley Pruitt and husband Jerry of Commerce; grandchildren Tyler, Taylor, Torrie, Ethan, Emma and Bailey. She is preceded in death by her parents Emory and Minnie Gunter; brothers Harold Gunter, Billy Gunter and sister Carolyn Davis.  The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 pm Thursday, September 4, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, wwwlawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

James Thomas Mize

James Thomas Mize, age 70, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, August 31, 2014.  He loved to hunt and fish.  He was survived by his wife Sandra Mize; sons Wayne Mize of Winder, Johnny Mize of Hoschton; daughter Katrina Johnson and husband Mike of Hoschton; brother Tyrone Mize and wife Susan of Commerce; sister Willie Lou Stoyle and husband Jerry of Danielsville; grandchildren Tabitha, RJ, Amber, Daniel, Zachary and Hope; great grandchildren Codee, Hunter and Harper. He is preceded in death by his parents Enoch and Lillie Mize.  Funeral Services will be held 7:00 pm Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home.  Rev. Scott Sims will be officiating.  The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Monday, September 2, 2014 at the funeral home. Funeral Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.