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1948 Larry 2021

Larry Dale Nelson

January 18, 1948 — April 28, 2021

 Larry Dale Nelson, 73, of Dyersburg, Tennessee, passed from this life on April 28, 2021.  Larry was born in Caldwell Parish to the Union of Marshall and Louise Nelson.  Larry was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, Tom and Arcallia Parker and Alice and John Henry Nelson.  Larry sang bass for the Original Crossroads Quartet and the Springhill Quartet. 

Larry was an Entrepreneur and held three Patents in his name.


He is survived by his wife, Jamilu Nelson of Dyersburg; two daughters, Traci Babusek and husband Dan and Kacey Nelson; one brother Tommy Nelson and his wife Cheryl; four grandchildren, Wyatt Harrell and wife Jessica, Kelli DCelle and husband Morgan, Natalie Harrell, Cameron Babusek, and one great-grand-daughter Dixie McMillon; mother-in-law, Barbara Buther; and niece Brittany Ann Butler and hers sons, Cayden and Chandler Watkins of Dyersburg, Tennessee


A memorial service will be held by the family at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the Cross Roads Baptist Church.  Friends and family are invited to attend.


Cremation services were under the direction of Curry Funeral Home. We are privileged and honored to serve the Nelson family. You may share your condolences and your memories with the family at

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Service

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Cross Roads Baptist Church


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