Hazel Castleberry, 70, of Dahlonega, died Sept. 29, 2011.
Born Nov. 11, 1940 to the late J.W. and Mary Helton, she lived most of her life in Dawson County before moving to Lumpkin County in 2006.
Mrs. Castleberry was a homemaker, an avid gardener, loved to spend time fishing and was of the Baptist faith.
Her husband, Leroy Castleberry; daughter, Regina "Gina" Whisnant; son, Randall Dennis Castleberry; and several sisters and brothers, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her children, Rick and Brenda Castleberry of Orange Park, Fla., Ronald and Anita Castleberry, Renna and Wayne Jordan, all of Dawsonville; brother, Paul Helton of Dawsonville; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Oct. 1 at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Ross officiating. Interment followed in the Dawsonville City Cemetery.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.