La Rue C. Huckabee Law, 91, of Burleson, a retired executive secretary, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.

Graveside services are 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at Burleson Memorial Park. There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the charity of your choice.

La Rue C. Huckabee Law was born Nov. 16, 1925, in Erath County, Texas. She was the daughter of Jeff and Lois Chandler. La Rue lived in the Comyn and De Leon, Texas, areas until her father, who was working for the Humble Oil & Refining Company in Comyn, Texas, was killed in an explosion in July of 1942.

Upon graduating as the valedictorian of her class, La Rue moved to Fort Worth, Texas, and attended Brantley-Draughn College. She spent her entire working tenure primarily with independent oil companies. La Rue married Hayes Morris Huckabee on Aug. 19, 1950, in Waco, Texas. He preceded her in death on Sept. 13, 1985.

Prior to joining South Burleson Baptist Church, in 2002, La Rue was an active member of the Fellowship Sunday School Class and the First United Methodist Church, in Burleson, for 40 years.

In addition to her husband, LaRue is preceded in death by her parents; and her two brothers, J. L. Chandler Jr. and Winford Paul Chandler.

Survivors include her husband, Raymond J. Law, of Burleson; nieces, Paula Searcey and husband, Dennis, of Edgewood, and their children, Stacy Lynn and Kevin, and Janet Sanders and husband, Ray, of De Leon, and Janet’s son, Derrik, as well as Cheri Chandler and her son, Philip Rozakis and wife, Karley; one nephew, Wiley Alvin Chandler and wife, Linda, of Farmers Branch, and their two children, Michael and Mischa; two great-great nieces; and her beloved dog and companion, Bo.

Mountain Valley Funeral Home, in Joshua, is handling the arrangements. 817-426-3200

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