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.