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Larry Dean Briney

November 13, 1934 ~ February 19, 2020 (age 85)


Larry Dean Briney, age 85 of Beardstown, died Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at his home.

He was born November 13, 1934 in Bluff City, the son of Ernest and Daisy Fisher Briney. He married Betty Fair on December 12, 1989.

He is survived by his wife Betty Fair Briney of Beardstown; his children Scott (wife Jamie) Briney of Ellisville and Brett (wife Ruth) Briney of Bartonville; three grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and one sister Tanya Randall of Minnesota. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Vicky Peters, and a stepbrother Jim Fisher.

Larry attended Peoria Manuel School and later obtained his GED. He had worked in service stations and for Caterpillar in Peoria. Larry was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beardstown and enjoyed watching Western’s and listening to country music.

A memorial service will be held at 1 PM Saturday, February 22, 2020 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beardstown. Private family burial will be held at a later date. A meal and time of fellowship will be held following the services at the church. Colwell Memorial Home in Beardstown is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been suggested to Inn Place for Babies at First Evangelical Lutheran Church or Cass/Schuyler Area Hospice. Condolences may be left online at or on Facebook at Colwell Memorial Home.

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Memorial Service
February 22, 2020

1:00 PM
First Evangelical Lutheran Church
301 West Fourth
Beardstown, IL 62618

Meal and Fellowship
February 22, 2020

1:45 PM
First Evangelical Lutheran Church
301 West Fourth
Beardstown, IL 62618


Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice
331 S. Main St., Virginia IL 62691
Tel: 1-217-452-3057

Inn Place For Babies
301 West Fourth Street, Beardstown IL 62618
Tel: 1-217-323-1770

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