Mildred Lavada Dean

June 14, 1928 - August 20, 2019 

Mildred Lavada Dean

June 14, 1928 - August 20, 2019 

Obituary for Mildred Lavada Dean

Mildred Lavada Barrett Dean, age 91, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

Born on June 14, 1928, in Asheville, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Carl Claude and Cleo Todd Barrett. She was a graduate of White County High School and a homemaker. Mrs. Dean was a member of Hazel Creek Baptist Church and enjoyed cake decorating. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Wilburn Dean; brothers and sister-in-law, Ray and Louella Barrett and Charles Barrett; and sister-in-law, Bernice Barrett.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Varon and Marie Dean of Toccoa and Keith and Debra Dean of Mt. Airy; brother and sister-in-law, Telford and Toni Barrett of Ringgold; sister-in-law, Alwayne Barrett of Cleveland; grandchildren and spouses: Bobby and LaDonna Dean, Randall and Laurie Dean, Kobey and Shay Dean, and Keylia Dean and Seth Patton; and great-grandchildren: Heather Marcus, Kristi Marcus, Katie Dean, Dawson Dean, Anna Dean, Karah Dean, Kristen Dean, Joshua Dean, Carson Patton, and Judson Patton.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm on Friday, August 23, 2019, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart Funeral Home with Rev. Trent Smith and Pastor David Stancil officiating. Interment will follow in Chattahoochee Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Gary Heffner officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gideons International, Habersham South Camp, P.O. Box 195, Baldwin, Georgia 30511 or to Hazel Creek Baptist Church, Building Fund, 243 Hazel Creek Church Road, Mt. Airy, Georgia 30563.

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