Farming Rural 16

Larry Joe Bearden

November 23, 1944 ~ January 9, 2021 (age 76)


Funeral services for Larry Joe Bearden, 76, of Forney, TX, are scheduled for 11:00 AM, January 16, 2021, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point. Burial will follow at Small Cemetery in Edgewood. Services will stream live on Hiett's LyBrand Funeral Home facebook page for those not able to attend.


Larry passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021, in Dallas, TX.


Larry Joe Bearden was born on November 23, 1944, in Wills Point, TX, to parents, Theodore Ervin Bearden and Talma Mae Stewart Bearden. He was raised in Edgewood and graduated from Edgewood High School. Larry married Shirley “Sis” Ervin on March 6, 1964. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp. Larry was a salesman for Lone Star Container for many years. He was a member of the Van Zandt Country Club where he enjoyed playing golf. Larry was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the Victory Baptist Church in Seagoville. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved spending time working on the farm in Pecan Gap, TX.


He is preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Talma Bearden; brothers, Gerald D. Johnson, David Bearden and Dennis Bearden.


Larry is survived by his wife, Shirley “Sis” Bearden of Forney, TX; son, Eric Bearden of Heartland, TX; daughter, Stacy Bearden of Forney, TX; brother-in-law, Casey Jones from Rockwall, TX; sister, Diann Trevathan of Lake Fork, TX; grandchildren, Jordan Bearden, Brooke Richardson and husband, Stephen, Erica Bearden, Eryn Bearden, Logan Bearden and Bobby Clark; great grandchildren, Carter and Ansley Richardson and Amelia and Emmerson Bearden.


Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM, Friday, January 15, 2021, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point.

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January 15, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hiett's LyBrand Funeral Home
1701 Goodnight Blvd
Wills Point, TX 75169

Funeral Service
January 16, 2021

11:00 AM
Hiett's LyBrand Funeral Home
1701 Goodnight Blvd
Wills Point, TX 75169

Interment following funeral service

Small Cemetery
Edgewood, TX 75117

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