Weidman, Brenda Laird

Monday, January 21, 2013
Brenda Weidman
Brenda Weidman

Brenda Laird Weidman, 68, of Rossville, died on Monday, January 21, 2013 at her residence.  

She was a native of Stanton, TX, had lived most of her life in Ringgold, and the past five years in Rossville.  

She had been a regional marketing director for McDonalds for many years and was also owner/operator of Tech Star in Ringgold, retiring in 1998. She was of the Church of Christ faith and her passions in life were her family, making crafts, and collecting antiques.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald DeWayne Weidman; parents, William and Eula Mae Laird; and brother, Richard Laird.

Survivors include her children, Ronald Darin Weidman of Cleveland, Tn., and Tonya Annette Coursey of Atlanta; sister, Dianna Butler of Bastrop, Tx.; two grandchildren, Cameron James McMahan and Cassandra Lee McMahan; and several nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be sent to www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel.

Interment will follow in the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, located at the end of Historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.

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