Mr. Larry Lee Tyson

Published 10:10 am Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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Mr. Larry Lee Tyson


Mr. Larry Lee Tyson, of Valley, died Saturday, July 4, 2020, at home surrounded by his family members.

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Funeral services were held on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at the Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home at 11 a.m. EST with interment in Johnson Memorial Gardens.  The Rev. Wayne Prickett officiated.

The family received friends Tuesday morning from 10 a.m. EST until 11 a.m. EST

Mr. Tyson is survived by his wife, Opal Tyson, of Valley; sister, Sharon (Donald) Harmon; two daughters, Kathy (Tim) Brand, West Point, Georgia, Amy (David)  Burkett, Laredo, Texas; step-daughter, Tracy (Stanley) Shaw, step-son, Caleb (Blakey) Brown; seven grandchildren, Tyson Bailey, Meggan Trevino, Joshua (Abigail) Burkett, Hannah (Isai) Burkett, Esther Burkett and Rebekah Burkett, three step-grandchildren, Katherine and Timothy Shaw and Olivia Brown; three great-grandchildren, Elisha, Nyomi and Alitza Treviño.

He was born Aug. 24, 1944, in Landale. Mr. Tyson was a well-known tile setter with the Tyson Tile Company in Lanett. He loved doing woodwork and making wooden Disney characters to give away to children and his church family. He attended Three Pines Independent Church.

Flowers will be accepted or if you would rather give a donation or memorial you may send it to Three Pines Independent Church, Lanett.

Please visit his Memorial Tribute page at to leave a kind word for his family, share a memory of Mr. Tyson, or to light a remembrance candle in his memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.