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Emma Elizabeth Grindle

Emma Elizabeth Grindle, age 75, of Braselton passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014.  Elizabeth loved her pets Zoey, Harley and Scooter.  She was survived by her sons Ronnie Grindle and Richard Grindle both of Braselton; daughters Donna Myers and husband Rick and Dianne Grindle all of Braselton; sisters Christine Spivey of Gainesville, Linda Saine and husband Lamar of Braselton; grandchildren Iasha Myers and David Myers; numerous of nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her husband Lonnie Grindle, parents James and Jessie Spivey and brother Clifford Spivey.  Funeral Services will be held 8:00 pm Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.   The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the funeral home.  Rev. Frankie Spivey will be officiating.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Janet Anne Blacketor

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Janet Anne Blacketor, age 65, of Jefferson passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014.  She was a beautiful christian woman who loved her family and was a member of Northeast Church in Braselton.  She was survived by her husband Tom Blacketor; son Michael Blacketor of Snellville and daughter Kristi Lankford of Jefferson.  She is preceded in death by her parents Loren and Janet Spangler.  Funeral Services will be held 4:00 pm Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel.  The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the funeral home.  Interment will be held at the Hoschton City Cemetery.  Rev. Russell Harbin and Rev. Bill Mueller will be officiating.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Brenda Kay Wehunt

Brenda Kay Wehunt, age 63, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014.  Brenda enjoyed gardening and planting flowers.  She loved her family.  She was survived by her son Robert Wehunt of Hoschton, John Wehunt and wife Beth of Braselton; brothers David Brock of Hoschton, Troy Brock and wife Bonnie of Winder; grandchildren Kathryn Coggins, Timothy Stephens, Robert Wehunt and Anslee Stephens.  She is preceded in death by her parents Johnny and Marzee Brock, brother Lucious Brock, sisters Marion McDougald and Janice Doster.  Funeral Services will be held 12:00 pm Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home. Interment will be held at Center United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends 6:00pm to 9:00 pm Friday, April 18, 2014 at the funeral home.  Rev. Blaine Spence will be officiating.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Dorothy Helen Taylor

Dorothy Helen Taylor, age 92, of Hoschton passed away Friday, April 11, 2014.  Graveside Services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA.  The family will receive friends 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Monday, April 14, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Gary Edward McClure

Gary Edward McClure, age 47, of Winder passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014.  Gary was a very accomplished musician and resourceful in construction.  He loved his cocker spaniel Jesse.  He was survived by his mother Kathy McClure and brother David McClure of SC.  He is preceded in death by his father Loyd T. McClure.  A Memorial Service will be held 7:00 pm Monday, April 14, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Monday, April 14, 2014 at the funeral home.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

David Keith McConnell

 

0622130742David Keith McConnell, age 57, of Braselton passed away Monday, April 7, 2014.  David was an United States Air Force Veteran, a  devout American.  He was a big Harley-Davidson biker and loved dogs.  He loved his family and wife Sherri “Sissy” Sweat McConnell; father and mother- in- law Ralph and Shirley Sweat; daughters Stephanie Morton and husband Jared of MO, Katelyn McConnell of OK, step – daughter Olivia Szatkowski of Braselton; step – son Oliver Szatkowski of Lula; sister Dolores Kress and husband Tom of TN; and special friends Bobbie Jean Murray and Linda Motes.  He is preceded in death by his parents Samuel and Gladys McConnell and  brother Edwin “Lyn” McConnell.  Funeral Services will be held 4:00 pm Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Friday, April 11, 2014 at the funeral home. Interment will be held 2:00 pm Monday, April 14, 2014 Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA.  Pastor Calvin Gooch and Rev. Jerry Potter will be officiating.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Milford Douglas Born, Jr.

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Milford Douglas Born, Jr., age 43, of Auburn passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014.  A Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.  He was survived by his wife Melinda Born; father Milford Born, Sr.; mother Rebecca Danner; daughters Brittany Born, Amanda Bulter and husband Stephen and Dixie Born; sisters Melissa Minor and husband Darrell and Anita McDaniel and granddaughter Amberly.  He is preceded in death by his step – mother Glenda Born and  step -  father Bill Danner.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Edward Eugene Mann

Edward Eugene Mann, age 49, of Statham passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014. Gene loved his family and the Georgia Bulldogs.  He was survived by his father Carl Edward Mann of Statham; sons William Zane Mann and and Andrew Edward Mann both of Hoschton; brothers Jeffrey Scott Mann and wife Dana and Bobby Wayne Mann and wife Connie all of Statham; sisters Deborah Kay McCarty and husband Terry of AL and Carla Lynn Trippi and husband Charlie of Marietta and grandson Hayden. He is preceded in death by his mother Hazel Mann. Funeral Services will be held 7:00 pm Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the funeral home. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Mark Gardner Young

Gardner, MarkMark Gardner Young of Atlanta died March 16, 2014 in FL from complications of chronic liver disease.  He was 46 years old.  He was the son of Winona and Warren G. Young.  Mark was a graduate of Campbell High School and Kennesaw State University.  He was a talented photographer.  He lived in Alexandria, VA for several years and worked for publications there and in the Washington, D.C. area.  Upon moving back to Atlanta he worked for a couple of county newspapers, then at Photographic Arts in Alpharetta where they photographed school sports and other events plus the student body individually for their current yearbook.  He specialized in actions sports, his favorite being NASCAR races, which he photographed whenever the races were held within driving distance.  He was a fixture at the Talladega Speedway.  For four years running he had a photo published in Sports Illustrated.  Survivors other than his parents include an aunt, Sylvia DeLong of Hoschton, GA, cousins Rita McDaniel (Phil), Danny DeLong, Charley Wood (Taylor), Chelsey McDaniel and Cambrey McDaniel, all of Hoschton and Chuck Stancil of Flowery Branch, GA.  He was preceded in death by his uncle Maurice Stancil.  Mark was cremated.  A private graveside service is planned.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548 www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.

Roy A. Swett

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Roy A. Swett, age 69, of Hoschton  passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014.  Roy lived in Woodstock before moving to  Hoschton 8 years ago.  He was a member of the Local 72 Union, Shady Grove Baptist Church and the American Street Rodders. He was survived by his wife Robin Swett; sons Roy Swett, Jr., Travis Swett and Joel Swett; grandchildren Logan, Gabe, Braylen, Alexandria and Toby. He is preceded in death by his parents Roy Swett, Jr. and Elsie Swett.  Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Lawson Funeral Home. Pastor Terry Hawkins will be officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.