2017-11-30 / Obituaries

Edna Dickson Lamar


EDNA DICKSON LAMAR EDNA DICKSON LAMAR Mrs. Edna Dickson Lamar, 97, of Tignall, Georgia, entered into rest on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Southern Manor Senior Living, Washington, Georgia.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Friday, November 24, at Tignall Baptist Church. Interment followed in Tignall Cemetery.

Mrs. Lamar, daughter of the late Joseph G. and Ethel Johnson Dickson, was a native of Hancock County, Georgia. She graduated from Bessie Tift College and first taught high school mathematics at Tignall High School and then at Washington Wilkes Comprehensive High School for over 40 years. Dur­ing her career, she was selected as STAR teacher five different times. She was a member of Tignall Baptist Church, Tignall Homemakers Club and the Order of the Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Lamar; daugh­ter, Elizabeth Archer; siblings, James Hermet Dickson, Mary Lou Reynolds, Joseph Walton Dickson, Marion Christene Whitten, Marga­ret Elizabeth Hadden, and Henry Green Dickson.

Survivors include her son, Ernest Lamar and wife, Faye of Tignall; grandchildren, Tracy L. Beggs and husband, Brian of Tignall, Bruce La­mar and wife, Gretchen of Tignall, and Gary Archer; great-grandchil­dren, Erin Thornton, Hadley Beggs, Alex Lamar, Ty Lamar, and Zane Lamar.

Beggs Funeral Home, Lincolnton, was in charge of arrangements.

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