Laura J. McMahan

Laura J. McMahan

Laura J. McMahan, 56, of Anna, died Sunday, May 12, 2019, at her home. 

She was born on Aug. 23, 1962, in Corpus Christi, Texas, the daughter of Frederick Arthur and Norma Jean Vines Dawley. 

She married Steven McMahan on Oct. 7, 2017, in Paducah.

She is survived by her husband, Steven McMahan; a daughter, Erica Penrod of Anna; a stepson, Merritt McMahan of California; grandchildren Chloe and Ethan Penrod; siblings Frederick Arthur Dawley Jr. of Charlotte, N.C., Debra Dawley of Illinois and David Wayne (Phyllis) Dawley of Anna; other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and by a sister, Diane Lynn Dawley.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Harvest Church in Anna, with Tony Foeller officiating. 

Friends can call after noon and until the service hour at 2 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Harvest Church. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.

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