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Larry Broadhead was a life-long resident of Simpson County, Mississippi. After graduating from Mendenhall High School, Larry attended Millsaps College where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Order and a member of the Millsaps Majors basketball and golf team. Larry graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Business Administration. After graduation, Larry founded Broadhead Building Supplies and served as President of Mississippi Building Materials Dealers Association. Larry served his community in many ways- he was one of the founders of Simpson County Country Club, board member of Simpson General Hospital, Chairman of Simpson County Republican Party, board member of Simpson County Academy and chairman of the State Park Commission. Larry also served as a member of the Mississippi Air National guard. Larry was a member of Mendenhall United Methodist Church where he served as a Sunday School teacher, Charge Lay Leader, finance chairman and choir member. Larry was a member of the Country Club of Jackson where he enjoyed playing golf with the Thursday golf group for many years. Larry was a member of Old Waverly Golf Club where he spent many enjoyable years playing golf and he was inducted into the Cameron Club. Larry was a member of the Mid-South Senior Golf Association where he was a member of the board of directors. He was presented with the Distinguished Senior Award and the Green Jacket by the Mid-South Seniors in 2022.

Larry is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Margo; two sons, Wesley (Kim) and Andy (Toni); grandchildren, Devin Scarbrough (Scooter), Mary Frances Priest (Jaron), Joshua Broadhead (Madison), Nicholas Broadhead and Price Broadhead; great-grandchildren, Sadie Rae and Sawyer Scarbrough, and Margaret Anson Priest; Mrs. Willis Grimes; sister-in-law, Barbara Broadhead and several special nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents, Rex and Winnie Merle Everett Broadhead and brother, Rex Broadhead.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Church of Mendenhall (formerly Mendenhall United Methodist Church) PO Box 85, Mendenhall. MS 39114.gathering of friends and family will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at Mendenhall Methodist Church beginning at 10:00 a.m. The service will be held at 11:00 a.m. with lunch to follow.

Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall.

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Patrice is married to Greg Boykin and they have two sons, Bradley & Alex Boykin. Patrice is a lifetime resident of Simpson County. Patrice retired after 25 years in the Insurance industry where 23 of those years were with State Farm Insurance in Magee. She is very active in the community and has served in several leadership roles. Patrice has been a Secretary for the Magee Touchdown Club for 19 years and President of the MS Scholars of Simpson County. Patrice was a member of the Magee Adopt A School Program. She was elected to a term on the Simpson County School Board. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Magee Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Keep Magee Beautiful Committee and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Simpson County Technical Center. Patrice is a member of the Simpson County Republican Executive Committee. Multiple times, Patrice was named Parent of the Year for Magee Schools as well as District Parent of the Year for the Simpson County School District. Patrice & her family are members of New Hope Baptist Church.

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