Deborah Lynn Laird Sawey, 55, of Brenham, passed away on Dec. 23, 2015, in Houston. Deborah was born on Oct. 11, 1960, to Augusta Ellen ( Koepp) and James C. Laird.
Funeral services were held Monday Dec. 28, at Madisonville Funeral Home, with the Rev. Wade Phillips officiating. Visitation was held prior to service time at the funeral home. Burial followed in the Leona Cemetery. Pallbearers were Ronnie Dartez, Hardy Neville, John Oxley, Desmond Traudt, Michael Osborne and Johnny Osborne.
Deborah had lived in Leona, Madisonville and most recently in Brenham. She worked at the nursing home and also for Dr. Ghattas in Bryan.
Deborah was preceded in death by her parents, and is survived by her husband, Todd Sawey of Brenham; son, Richard Sawey of Brenham; daughters, Lauren Sawey of Waco and Sarah Sawey of Brenham; and a sister, Lisa Osborne and husband, Clark Osborne, of Madisonville.
Madisonville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.