Elbert Stanley Best

Elbert Stanley Best, age 68, of Braselton passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2013.

Stan was in the milk business for over 30 years, he retired from Quality Food and was a Free Mason. Woodworking and hunting was a favorite past time of his. He loved his family and served in the Army. He is preceded in death by his wife Maxine Best and son Clifton Best.

He is survived by: his beloved partner, Joyce Brock Lee of Braselton; sons, Lee Best and Sonya of Braselton, Greg Best and Laura Lynn Martinez of Auburn; daughters, Sanya Hardigree and Robert of Winder, Kimberly Valentin and Jose of Pooler; brothers, Junior Best, Burle Best and Randall Best all of AL; sisters, Wendy Williamson and Barbara Sue Lowery both of AL; 10 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2 at the chapel of Lawson Funeral Home with Pastor Tommy Baker officiating. The family received friends 6 – 9 p.m. Friday, March 1. Pallbearers are Cliff Best, Justin Best, Jose Valentin, Robert Hardigree, Michael Best and Josh Hardigree. Interment to follow at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2570 Harbins Rd, Dacula.

Lawson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Published in BarrowCountyNews from Feb. 28 to Mar. 27, 2013