Mary Ann Aycock, 66, of Dahlonega, died March 12, 2017.
Born Aug. 3, 1950 in Hall County to the late Percy T. and Wynell Johnson, she lived in Irwinton for 15 years before moving to Lumpkin County in 1986.
Mary Ann taught social sciences at Wilkinson Junior High School in Irwington for 15 years, after which she taught at Dawson County High School for six years prior to her retirement. A member of Antioch Baptist church, she enjoyed gospel music, playing the piano and genealogy.
Survivors include her husband of 41 years, Mel Aycock of Dahlonega; daughters and sons-in-law, Miranda Aycock and Jason Ericksen, Kimberly and Matt Head, all of Dahlonega; grandchildren, Dylan Ericksen, Karisa Ericksen; and a nephew, Jeffrey Abbott of Helen; various other relatives also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. March 15 in the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Emerson Payne and Doug Sherill officiating. Interment will follow in the Antioch Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations were requested made to the National Emphysema Foundation, 18 East Avenue No. 7, Norwalk, CT 06851.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville is in charge of the arrangements.