Lawson Funeral Home

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Elbert Stanley Best

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Elbert Stanley Best, age 68, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013.  Stan was in the milk business for over 30 years, he retired from Quality Food and was a Free Mason. Wood working and hunting was a favorite past time of his.  He loved his family and served in the Army.  He is survived by his beloved partner Joyce Brock Lee of Braselton; sons Lee Best and Sonya of Braselton, Greg Best and Laura Lynn Martinez of Auburn; daughters Sanya Hardigree and Robert of Winder, Kimberly Valentin and Jose of Pooler; brothers Junior Best, Burle Best and Randall Best all of AL; sisters Wendy Williamson and Barbara Sue Lowery both of AL; 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.  He is preceded in death by his wife Maxine Best and son Clifton Best. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the chapel of Lawson Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Friday, March 1, 2013.  Pastor Tommy Baker will be officiating.  Pallbears are Cliff Best, Justin Best, Jose Valentin, Robert Hardigree, Michael Best and Josh Hardigree.  Interment to follow at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2570 Harbins Rd, Dacula, GA. Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.

Aubrey Elaine Colley

Aubrey Elaine Colley of Winder passed away Monday, February 25, 2013.  A Funeral Service will be held 11:00 am Friday, March 1, 2013 at the chapel of Lawson Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to services.  Internment will be held Hoschton City Cemetery.  Rev. Cory Sexton will be officiating.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.

Charity Clark Miller

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Charity Clark Miller, age 38, of Braselton passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013. Charity was a great cook.  Her daughter was her love and she also loved her church.  She is survived by her husband Jason Miller of Braselton; daughter Breanna M. Haines of Braselton; father David and Donna Sue Clark; mother Donna and Thomas Lord; brothers Sam Clark of Winder,  William Clark of Marion, IN, Paul Austin and Melissa of Charlotte,  NC; sisters Chasity MacDonald and Joseph of Silver Creek, GA; Nichole Clark of Jeffersonville, IN, Ginger Dawn Clark of Marion, IN, Grace Knox and Adam of Garden Dale, AL and Michelle Treadaway and Matt of Houma, LA; aunts and uncles and a host of other relatives.  She is preceded in death by her sister Kathryn Collier.  A Memorial Service will be held 7:00 pm Thursday, February 28, 2013 at the chapel of Lawson Funeral Home.  Rev. Jack Chalmers will be officiating. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.

Jennifer Galloway Averick

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Jennifer Galloway Averick, age 49, of Hoschton passed away Friday, February 22,
2013.  Jennifer loved to cook and read. She is survived by her son John Wesley
Averick of Hoschton; daughter Abigail Averick of Hoschton; parents Jim and Jane
Galloway of Hoschton; brother Winston Russell Galloway and Kim of Snellville and
sister Melanie Jane Doolittle and Jim of Meridian, MS.  A Memorial Service will
be held 2:00 PM Sunday, February 24, 2013 at the chapel of Lawson Funeral Home. 
Rusty Galloway will be officiating.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be
made in Jennifer’s memory to her daughter Abigail Averick.  Arrangements by
Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966,
www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.

Shirley “Tiney” Ann McDaniel

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Shirley “Tiney” Ann McDaniel, age 67, of Winder passed away Friday, February 8, 2013.  Tiney loved her family and grandchildren.  She had a passion for yard sales and enjoyed watching soap opras.  Tiney was the very best biscuit maker around.  She is survived by her husband of 48 years Royce McDaniel; sons Terry and Missy McDaniel, Steve and Melissa McDaniel, and Billly Ray Casper; daughters Millie and R.D. Davis, Donna and Raymond Fowler, Tammy and Bo Whisnant and Susan McDaniel and Ricky Milam; sisters Cora Mae Childs and Sue Duke; granchildren Cory McDaniel, Roxie Davis, Mia McDaniel, Taylor McDaniel, Austin McDaniel, Ashleigh McDaniel, Randy Fowler, Ryan Fowler, Kyle Gibson, Casey McDaniel, Kelly King, Tiffany Whisnant and Ladonna Whisnant; great grandchildren Luke McDaniel, Abby McDaniel, Caleb King, Zech King, Katie Beth Gibson.  She is preceded in death by her sons Buck McDaniel and Royce McDaniel, Jr., brothers Billy Nix and Lawrence Nix and sister Mary Casper.  Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at the chapel of Lawson Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM Sunday, February 10, 2013 and 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM Monday, February 11, 2013 at the funeral home.  Internment will follow at  Revival Baptist Church Cemetery.  Pastor Lamar Kastner and Pastor Joel Shadburn will be officiating.  Pall Bearers are Jeff Nix, Austin McDaniel, Bobby Dalton, Randy Fowler, Terry Shelton and Justin Hollis.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.

Mary Louise Evans

Mary Louise Evans, age 67, of Oakwood passed away Sunday, February 3, 2013. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.

Alyson Elizabeth Wheeler

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Alyson Elizabeth Wheeler, age 30, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013.  A Memorial Service will be held 3:00 pm Sunday, February 3, 2013 at Lawson Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm on Sunday, February 3, 2013.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to a college fund for her daughter at any Community & Southern Bank or through PayPal at https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/send-money-online. The email is audreywheeler13@gmail.com for funds. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.

Hazel Ferree Forbes

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Hazel Ferree Forbes, age 87, of Hoschton passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013 peacefully while under Hospice care. Mrs. Forbes originally from Shelby, NC but spent most of her life in Columbus, GA. She was a retired employee for the Federal Civil Service in Ft. Benning, GA.  She is survived by her son Tom David Farnell of Hoschton; grandson Brian David Farnell of Hoschton; step grandsons Robert Lynn Shoemaker and Claire of Gainesville and Anthony Lee Shoemaker of Gainesville; brothers John Ernest Ferree, Jr., Charles Harvey Ferree and Jack Wilton Ferree all of North Carolina. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Second Baptist Church in Shelby, NC.  Interment to follow at Cleveland Memorial Park Cemetery.  Dr. Reginald Dalkins will be officiating.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to funeral services at the church. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.

Clarence Darrell Walden

Clarence Darrell Walden, age 59, of Winder passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013.  Memorial Services will be held 11:00 am Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Walnut Fork Baptist Church.  Dr. Ronald Hewitt will be officiating. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.

Rosie Lee Wallace

Rosie Lee Wallace, age 73, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2013.  She is survived by her sons Bobby Joe Barnes of Braselton, Jacky Wayne Barnes of Braselton; daughters Patricia Johnson and John of NH, Deanna Anderson and Lynn of KS; brothers Bobby Smith of Cumming, Kenneth Smith and Robyn of LA; sisters Joyce Kimbro and Doug of FL, Rebecca Vogle and Rick of NC; 16 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.  Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548, 706-654-0966, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org.