Laura Sue Laird, 73, of Los Angeles, died June 20, 2014.
Laura was born Aug. 11, 1940 in Decatur and graduated from Decatur High School. She attended Draughan’s Business College in Wichita Falls, and moved to California in 1979. She had lived in the Los Angeles area for 35 years. She worked for Sitmar Cruises.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Laird, three brothers, Henry Laird and Donald Laird of Decatur and Arthur D. Laird of Phoenix.
Survivors include her sister, Estella Rodden of Springtown; nephews Thomas Laird of Decatur, Paul, Kenneth and Donald Laird of Phoenix, Damien Rodden of Fort Worth and Ferrell Rodden of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; nieces Monette Fisher of Springtown and Linda Laird of Phoenix; sister-in-law Virginia Laird and best friend, Dora Rose of Decatur.