Larry Handley, 71, of Monticello, died on April 5, 2015 at Baptist Health Hospital in Little Rock.
He attended Drew Schools and graduated in 1962. After high school, he joined the United States Army and he served in the Vietnam War until his discharge in 1975. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.
Mr. Handley was born December 19, 1943, in Cornerville to Densell Handley and the late Clementine Darrough Moore.
In addition to his mother, he was also preceded in death by a wife, Hazel Boyd Handley, three sisters and two brothers.
Survivors are his wife, Pamela; five daughters; Yvette Handley, Reginia (Reginald)Jones of Monticello, Angela Handley of St. Louis, Missouri, Kimberly (Timothy) Givens and Jackee (Kenneth) Handley-Gibson of McGehee; two sons; Levell (Debra) Handley of Monticello and Markus Handley of St. Louis, Missouri. Brothers; Leon (Carol) Moore, Doyle Moore, Lonnie Moore of Monticello, William Moore of Los Angeles, California, Gary Handley, Richie Handley, Jimmy Handley of Flint, Michigan; sisters, Louise (LaFrance) Colbert of Hamburg, Barbara (Mark) Banks, Sharon (Thomas) Ibukin, Christine (Steve) Collins, Evelyn Lyles and Shelanda Moore of Monticello, Annette (Mark) Batts of Austin, Texas, Vivian Lorraine Handley, Linda Diane Handley, Cherri Handley, Raycoa Handley, Shannon Handley and Trinia Handley of Flint, Michigan; a sister-in-law, Florine Moore of Monticello; his father, Densell (Rozene) Handley of Flint, Michigan; 13 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; two aunts, Wanda (Robert) Lewis and Gloria Matthews; a special cousin, Ocie Davis of Monticello; a special sister-in-law, Gloria Jefferson; his niece, his “big baby”, Kirser (Tonzie) Jefferson-Armstrong of McGehee and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on April 11 at 1 p.m. at Trinity Full Gospel Church in Monticello with burial in Oakland Cemetery. Arrangements by Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.