Emma “Susie” Susan Brandenburg, 66, of Pettigrew, passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022, at Washington Regional Medical Center, Fayetteville.

She was born Wednesday, Oct. 19, 1955, in Fayetteville to Fred and Hazel Laird Lawson.

Susie married Rex on Friday, Nov. 12, 1982, in Huntsville, and together they were parents to four children. She enjoyed doing genealogy, loved her family and visiting with friends and family. She had a very big personality and was sweet, kind and likable. She enjoyed gardening, canning her veggies and growing flowers and mostly being outdoors. When she could not be outdoors she enjoyed playing pool.

Emma was preceded in death by her father, Fred Lawson. 

She is survived by her husband, Rex Brandenburg, of the home; her mother, Hazel Strebel and her stepmother, Velma Lawson; one son, Scott and Brandy Brandenburg of Ohio; three daughters, Marlie and Tommy Wheeler of Ohio, April Ray of Stuttgart and Abby Cline of Pettigrew; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, David and Sheryl Lawson of Siloam Springs; and two sisters, Diane and Louise and Dwight Witcher of Conway.

There are no services planned at this time.

Cremation is entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.