January 23, 2023

Brandi Ellen McMurray Lawson, 45, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at her home in Wise, VA surrounded by her loving family.

Brandi graduated with a BS degree in science and a master's degree in Physical Therapy from East Tennessee State University. She loved her job as a physical therapist and worked with both adults and children. She was the therapist at Preston Square and later at Mountain View Long Term Care, and Southwest Virginia Outpatient Center. Brandi loved all animals but especially her cats.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Glenda Swindall McMurray. Surviving are her husband of 19

years, David, and her pride and joy, Mia and Amanda; her father, Ron McMurray and wife Phyllis, her sister, Michelle (Evan)Sisson and her cousins, Isabella and Sophia; one brother, Seth Chester( Allison) and Claire and Lucy; her mother and father- in- law, Ron and Suzanne Lawson, brother-in-law, Mike Wheatley (Jessie); aunts, Ramona (Chuck), Karen Hawkins(Jimmy), Gloria(Dan) and uncles, Bruce

Hayes(Carol) and Alan McMurray (Diana), and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Christ Lutheran Church on Wednesday, January 25 with

visitations from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Donations may be made to Christ Lutheran Church Memorial Fund. Please visit to leave online condolences for the family.