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Lula B. Helton
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Lula B. Helton, 76, of Dawsonville, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a short illness.


Mrs. Helton was a lifelong resident of Dawson County.


While her first love was that of a homemaker and grandmother, for several years she was a floral designer at K-Mart in Gainesville and for the past 10 years at Ingles in Dawsonville.


She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star.


Her husband, R. C. Helton; daughter, Karen Helton; parents, John and Rena Bruce preceded her in death.


Survivors include her children, Donna and Tyron Hardigree, Darrell and Christine Helton, all of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Jared Hardigree, Cameron Hardigree and Thomas Lamb, all of Dawsonville; sisters, Lawana Brown of Marietta, Sarah Henson of Ellijay; various other relatives also survive.


Funeral services were Friday, Aug. 22 at 2 p.m. at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Gravitt officiating.


Interment followed in the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery.


Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.