Scarlett Rose LaCount

Little Miss Scarlett Rose LaCount, age 4 of Cornelia, Georgia took her heavenly flight home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 31, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her family.

Born in Gainesville, Georgia on May 13, 2016 Scarlett was the daughter of Preston and Katie Johnson LaCount.  Scarlett, while on this earth for a short time, touched the lives of so many during her journey by the example of faith and courage she displayed.  She loved to watch Paw Patrol and her favorite movie was Frozen.  Scarlett loved the ocean and loved to paint; she liked to play on the church playground and she was always wanting to make sure that everyone else was ok.  Her favorite meals were cheese pizza from Chicago’s and chicken, rice and cheese from El Patron and Los Cerritos.  Scarlett was preceded in death by a sister in infancy, great grandfathers Bennie Wilson and Cleo Atkins, and great great grandfather Charles Cantrell.

Survivors include her parents Preston and Katie Johnson LaCount and sister Anabel LaCount of Cornelia, grandparents Rev. Johnny and Heather Johnson of Cornelia, Sheila and Larry Atkins of Cornelia and Ray and Laura LaCount of Hull, aunts and uncles Aaron Johnson (Brittany) of Cornelia, Chelsea Johnson (fiancé Jonathan Gailey) of Baldwin, Naomi Johnson Gragg (Brandon) of Demorest, Deanna Atkins Mote (Casey) of Clarkesville, great grandparents Keith and Ruth Chambers of Alto, Mario and Carolyn Sanchez of Gillsville, Ethel Smith Wilson of Athens and Maudrie Shirley Atkins of Baldwin, great great grandmother Rose Simmons Cantrell of Alto, as well as cousins and best friends Hannah, Kyleigh, Emma, Leia, Brodie and CJ.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Johnny Johnson, Rev. Zach Watson and Rev. Austin Kelley officiating.  Interment will follow the service in Hillside Gardens Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 from 5-8 PM.

An online guest book is available for the LaCount family at

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia (706) 754-6256.

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