Larry G. Purser

October 30, 1953 ~ May 5, 2020 (age 66)


Larry G. Purser of Spring City, TN passed away May 5, 2020 at Rhea Medical Center in Dayton, TN.

Larry was a longtime resident of Rhea County and a member of Concord Union Baptist Church in Evensville, TN. He was very active in the Tennessee State Gospel Singing Convention and served at least two terms as vice president.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Grady Purser and Argelina “Johnny” Price Purser and his aunt Cricket Purser who helped raise him.

He is survived by his wife Gayla Shelton Purser of Spring City, TN; son Christopher Purser of Mississippi; brothers, Jim (Rhonda) Purser, Randy Purser, Bobby (Donna) Price all of Dayton, TN, Ray (Nancy) Purser of Sale Creek, TN; sisters, Candy (Greg) Hudson of Bledsoe County, Sue (Kenny) Morgan of Dayton, TN and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Service will be Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 3:00pm at Concord Union Baptist Church with Pastor Jim Purser and Pastor Eric Bell officiating.

A private family visitation will be at 2:00pm.

Interment will be at Spring City Cemetery.


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