Homer Henson, 85, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 11, 2012.
Born Dec. 18, 1926, in Polk County, Tenn. to the late Carl and Ollie Henson, starting at the age of 16 he worked his way around much of the United States having many adventures until he married his late wife, Geneva on July 11, 1947.
David "Dave" Payne, 76, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 1, 2012.
Mr. Payne was born in South Wales and had lived in Dawson County since 2007 having moved from Alpharetta. In his early years he worked as an automobile electrician, after which he became a professional musician for 35 years. For 16 years prior to his retirement he performed for cruise lines.