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Larry Pryor Sr.

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Funeral services for Larry Pryor Sr. have been set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Pastor Willis Taylor officiating.

Interment will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery with Clinlinta Beachum, Bryon Pryor, Joshua Pryor, Rayshode Amos, Sebastian Adams and Deraymus Adams serving as pallbearers. Matthew Sheppard, Devonte’ Pryor, Jameek Pryor, Jamal Pryor and Christian Pryor will serve as honorary pallbearers. 

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Tapp Funeral Home.  

Larry Pryor Sr. died Friday Oct. 5, 2012, at his residence. 

Mr. Pryor was born July 31, 1954, the son of Herman and Essie Lee Johnson Pryor in Sulphur Springs. 

He married Melissa Conley on May 7, 2010, in Hopkins County. She survives. 

He was a retired truck driver and of the Baptist faith.

Other survivors include sons Johnica Pryor of Emory and Larry Pryor Jr. of Sulphur Springs; stepson, Ja’Quan Jones of Sulphur Springs; daughters Tamekia Pryor of Emory, Karenda Pryor of Emory and La’Mier Pryor of Sulphur Springs; stepdaughter E’Dream Jones of Sulphur Springs; his mother, Essie Lee Pryor of Sulphur Springs; brothers W.C. Pryor and wife, Shirley, Barry Pryor and wife, Dorothy, and Dale Pryor, all of Sulphur Springs; sisters Jerrie Amos of Dallas, and Earma Pryor, Lenda Beachum and Retha Adams and husband, Alva, all of Sulphur Springs; and six grandchildren, Matthew Shepherd, Devonte’ Pryor, Kasiya Kelley, Brittany Pryor, Jamal Pryor and Jameek Pryor. 

He was preceded in death by his father, two siblings and his grandparents.

The online register can be signed at: www.tappfuneral.com




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