Friday, May 18, 2018

Larry Boatner

Larry Boatner, age 67, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, May 18, 2018, at his residence in the Plattsburg Community of Winston County. Visitation will be Saturday, May 19, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Indian Springs Assembly of God Church on Mt. Calvary Road off Highway 25 South; as well as 1 p.m. until service time on Sunday. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Indian Springs Assembly of God Church with Rev. Franklin Smith officiating. Interment will immediately follow in Indian Springs Cemetery.

Larry was born April 24, 1951, to O. B. and Hazel Ruth Holdiness Boatner. He was an active member of Indian Springs Assembly of God Church. Larry was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed farming and raising horses, mules, and pigs. He was retired from Winston County District 5 as a heavy equipment operator.

Larry is survived by his brother, Tim Boatner of Noxapater. One of his greatest joys was his three nieces whom he loved as if they were his own daughters: Hazel Boatner Dempsey and husband, Donovan; Courtney Boatner Todd and husband, Johnathan; and Shelby Jean Boatner, all of Noxapater; as well as a great-niece, Samantha Todd. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Serving as pallbearers are Gene Clay, Donovan Dempsey, Bobby Mayo, Johnny Palmer, Richard Smith, and Johnathan Todd. Memorials in honor of Larry may be given to the Indian Springs Cemetery Fund, 301 Mt. Calvary Road, 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