Yvonne C. Melancon, 84, of Dawsonville, died March 2, 2013.
Born Oct. 16, 1928, in New Orleans, La., to the late Joseph Robert and Marietta Lawton, she had lived in Dawson County for the past 20 years.
A homemaker at her death, she was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Mrs. Melancon attended Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church and was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Merlin "Mike" Melancon; three sisters and two brothers.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Richard Melancon and Emily Monroe of Cumming; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Fred Flohr of Westford, Mass.; brother and sister-in-law, Raymond and Patricia Lawton of Texas; grandchildren, Jeff and Karla Flohr, Nick Flohr, Clay Monroe-Melancon, Dustin Monroe-Melancon and Rodney Monroe-Melancon; various other relatives also survive.
Private memorial services will be held at a later date.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.