Mrs. Brenda Kay Weems “Sally” Laws, age 73, Limestone, passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Mrs. Laws was born in Greene County and daughter of the late Doug & Mildred Ricker Weems. She was also preceded in death by infant twin brothers, Charles Edward & Harley Lee Weems, grandparents, Jake & Mary Ricker, life-long friend, Joyce Rice McGhee, brothers-in-law, Albert Laws, Jr. and James Lee Laws and sisters-in-law, Thelma Church and Carole Norton.
Mrs. Laws graduated in 1961 from Sulphur Springs High School.
She and her husband, Tommy, were Cross Country Truck Drivers, having driven for 27 years. She also drove a school bus for 10 years for the Washington County School System before retiring. She was an avid news reader. She loved her family and friends and enjoyed watching her grandson Tyler play sports.
Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Tommy E. Laws, Limestone; daughter and son-in-law, Mitzi Laws & David A. Hensley, Limestone; and a grandson, Tyler Brett Pierson, Limestone; brothers and sisters-in-law, Brenda Chandler (Lynn), Linda Linkous (Jackie), Daryl Laws (Christine), Mary Katherine Miller (J.W.), George Laws (Gartha), Edna Norton and Callie Laws; lifelong friend, Joyce McMackin, Fall Branch; and several nephews and nieces.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the staff of Johnson City Medical Center ICU and Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their wonderful care.
Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Clarence Gammill and Pastor Seth Weese officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 pm Saturday prior to the service. Graveside services will follow at Philadelphia Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Chris Laws, Jeff Laws, Jeremiah Linkous, Tommy Dale Chandler, Larry Crum and Zackery Crum.
Memorial and food donations may be made to St. Jude’s Research Center 501 St. Jude’s Place Memphis, TN 38105 or Second Harvest Food Bank 1020 Jericho Dr. Kingsport, TN 37660.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
||Junior and Hilda Bryant
|Mitzi, so sorry, we are unable to be at the
funeral home. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Your mom was always so friendly. We would
usually Meet at the Wal-Mart. Always smiling and
ready to talk. Lean on the Lord, He'll will give
you strength. |
|Sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all during this time of loss.
Brenda will be greatly missed. Love and Prayers!|
|Tommy, Mitzi and Tyler,
My heart goes out to you and the rest of Brenda's family. She was a truly beautiful person inside and out. I never saw her walk through our door to take care of her insurance that my day was not made brighter just by her loving smile and energetic personality! I will pray for God's comforting arms to surround you during this difficult time.
Jones Insurance Service|
|May God be with you all Brenda will be missed
heaven gain a beautiful Angel!!|
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