In Memory of




Obituary for Ms. Wanda Gaines Laws

Wanda L. Laws was born on January 4, 1965, to the late Dorothy M. Fennell and Howard E. Gaines (Tildie Gaines) in Huntsville, Alabama.

She attended Huntsville High School and Drake Tech School.

Ms. Laws later moved to Pensacola, Florida, where she worked as a caregiver for many years until her health failed. She was a member of Cumberland Presbyterian Church, under the leadership of Pastor Dr. Mark C. Whiting. She later became a member and attended faithfully at Grace & Truth Prayer Temple, under the leadership of Pastor L.V. Gibbs. She loved the Lord and her church family. Wanda embraced life; she was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, and friend. She would do anything to help.

On May 18, 2019, the Lord plucked this beautiful flower from the earth. She is now resting. The battle is finished, and the victory is won.

She is preceded in death by two children, Duanna D. Laws, and Edricko D. Laws, one granddaughter, Nygerria S. Woodberry, one brother, Jelba Joe Fennell, and one sister, Virginia Laws.

Cherishing her loving memory: her father, Mr. Howard E. Gaines (Tildie Gaines) of Huntsville, AL; two daughters, Shanetta Laws and Maeshia Laws of Pensacola, FL; two sisters, Saunja Grant (Gerry) and Robyn Moore (Ben), both of Huntsville, AL; three brothers, Randull Laws of California, Howard Gaines II (Katrina) and Lamont Laws, both of Huntsville, AL; six grandchildren, Anijah Dailey, Tyshon Edwards, Azariah Woodberry, Christopher Woodberry, Imani Denson and Janoria Cannon, all of Pensacola, FL; a very special son, Anthony Dailey, Jr.; a very special person in her life, her fiancé, Mr. Lorenzo McNeal; three godchildren, Messiah Green, Lacresha Newberry and Tyrecia Thomas; five devoted friends, Rebecca Taylor, Nola Peoples, Maxine McNeal, Evelyn Lovette and Tonya Houston; and a host of other family and friends.