Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Larry Taylor Shurden

Larry Taylor Shurden, Jr., 51, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2016. Visitation will be Friday, December 30, 2016, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, from 12 p.m. until service time. Graveside services and interment will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2016, at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Taylor was born September 18, 1965, to Larry Taylor Shurden, Sr., and Judy Kuhn Shurden in Louisville. During his careers, he worked at Georgia Pacific, on an off shore rig, and locally at Fred’s Dollar Store. He enjoyed spending time with his son, Ben; and they loved to fish. He was an avid football fan; a great football player during high school at Winston Academy under one of his favorite people, Coach Robert Herring; and he loved to watch the Pittsburg Steelers.

Taylor is survived by his wife, Dawn Prescott Shurden of Louisville; his son, Benjamin Taylor Shurden; his mother, Judy Shurden; and brother, Jeffrey Shurden all of Mathiston, Mississippi; and his sister, Julie Shurden, of Atlanta, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his father, Larry Taylor Shurden, Sr.

Serving as pallbearers are Richard Beard, Jimmy Commer, Greg Henderson, Randy Jackson, Murray Lowery, and Dennis Russell. Honorary pallbearers are Chris Land and Bill Sullivan. 

Memorial contributions in honor of Taylor may be sent to a college fund which has been established for his son, Ben, at Regions Bank, Attn: Debbie Moore, 209 Main Street, Louisville, MS 39339.

Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.