Maxine Jean Laws

Age: 88
Address: Burnsville, North Carolina
Date of Death:  Thursday, January 2, 2014
Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home

Maxine “Jean” Laws, 88, of Burnsville went home to be with the Lord Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Brookside Rehabilitation and Care.  A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Marshall and Carrie Edwards Deyton and the wife of Joe Laws who died in 1983.  She was also preceded in death by sisters:  Hassie Deyton and Julia McCurry and a granddaughter, Natalie Laws Cowart.  She was a member of Petersons Chapel Free Will Baptist Church.
          Surviving are a daughter, Frannie Webb and husband, David, of Burnsville; a son, A. J. Laws and wife, Wanda, of Atlanta; grandchildren:  Randy Laws and wife, Michele, and Greg Webb and wife, Nicole, all of Burnsville, Rhonda Pierce and husband, Billy, of Woodstock, GA, and Alvin Laws of Atlanta; a sister,  Dorothy Green of Asheville; two brothers:  Bill Deyton and Budge Deyton and wife, Ida, all of  Burnsville; great grandchildren:  Dejah, Andy, Kayleigh, LeAnn, Brook, Lindsey, Megan, Joseph, Ava, Kanney and Jessica; and a great-great grandson, Nathan.
          Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM Sunday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  Grandson, Rev. Randy Laws will officiate.  Burial will be in the Deyton-Laws Cemetery at Bailey Hill.
          The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:30 PM Sunday prior to the service at the funeral home.


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