Benny L. Laws, 57, of Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, December 23, 2012, at his residence, following an extended illness.
He was the son of the late Albert and Marie Fox Laws.
Mr. Laws retired from General Mills after 23 years of service. He was a graduate of East Yancey High School.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Laws, of the home; two sons, Brandon Laws and Stephen Laws, both of the home; two granddaughters, Kalie Laws and Kiera Laws, both of Elizabethton; a grandson, Blake Lee Laws, Johnson City; a brother, David Laws, Jonesborough; and four sisters, Verda Smith, Jonesborough, Mary Cook, Spruce Pine, N.C., Carrie Bennett, Spruce Pine, N.C., and Ruby Laws, Burnsville, N.C. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The graveside service for Mr. Laws will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 26, at Washington County Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the residence at anytime. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book or by fax to (423) 542-9499.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Laws family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.