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Larry Avent

June 15, 1954 ~ January 20, 2021 (age 66)


Larry Avent

June 15, 1954 ~ January 20, 2021 (age 66)

Larry Avent, son of the late Lucy Price- Avent and James Avent was born on June 15, 1954 in Hickory Valley, Tn.

His graveside service was held on Saturday January 30, 2021 at 1:00 pm in the Independent Cemetery with Minister Valerie Casey in charge and  Dixie Funeral Home in charge of the professional service.

He attended school in Hardeman County. 

He worked as a farmer/landscaper for over 25 years. He married Mary Elizabeth Pirtle.

His parents, wife, three brothers: Lonzie Avent, Jerry Avent and Willie Brown, three sisters: Diane Avent, Alice Avent, and Sandra Avent; two aunts: Mildred Lake and Henritta Taylor; and one uncle: Austin Price proceeded him in death.

He leaves to cherish his memories: two daughters: Annie Brown, of Whiteville, Tn and  Christa Pirtle of Galloway, Tn; one son: Charlie (Martha) Pirtle; one brother: William Avent, of Bolivar, Tn; one aunt: Martha Richardson; one uncle: Will Price; eight  grandchildren, three close friends: Larry Green, William McKinnie, and Jessie Harris along with many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

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 Service Program


January 29, 2021

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Jerome Boyd Chapel at Dixie Funeral Home
750 Bills Street
Bolivar, Tennessee 38008

Funeral Service
January 30, 2021

1:00 PM
Independent Cemetery
105 New Castle Drive
Middleburg, TN 38008

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