Rev. Larry Kerley Sr.

Rev. Larry Kerley Sr.

February 4th, 1944 - April 24th, 2021
  • Birth Date: February 4th, 1944
  • Date of Passing: April 24th, 2021
  • Funeral Date: May 7th, 2021 12:00 pm
  • Location: Bibleway Outreach Church

Biography: Rev. Larry Kerley, Sr. 77, of Angleton, Texas, passed away on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Visitation will be held Thursday, May 6, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Gardner’s Funeral Home 507 W. Orange St., Angleton, Texas.  A Celebration of his Life will be held 12:00 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2021 at Bible Way Outreach Church, 201 Miller St., Angleton, Texas, Rev. Alonzo Brown Officiant/Eulogist.  Interment will follow at Angleton Cemetery, 328 Cemetery Road, Angleton, Texas.  In 1965 he was the Associate Minister at Marlboro Baptist Church and later became the pastor of Serviceman Baptist Church in Killeen, Texas.  He also pastored a church in Bastrop, Texas.  Rev. Kerley moved to Angleton, in 1981 to be near his children where he later joined New Bethel Baptist Church.  He worked as a Musical Instrument repair person.  He worked at the Gary Job Corps in San Marcus, Georgia Pacific Lumber Company, he also worked at Chemical Leamon Truck Company where he obtained over one million safe driving miles.  He retired after 25 plus years.  He was an avid fisherman and a master domino player.  He also learned to play several musical instruments.  He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife of 28 years,  Wanda M. Kerley; his daughters, Deirdre R. Kerley (Robert), Krista K. Bryant (Oliver, Sr.), his son, Larry J. Kerley, Jr. (Dawn); grandchildren, Oliver, Terrence, Tamela, Kierra, Torrey, LaRayia, Laila, Keanu and Genesis; his stepchildren, Keisha K. O’Neal, Michael Spears, Sr., (Lisa); LaShonda Spears and Calvin Spears; his special daughter, Jacquelyn Coleman (Kirk); a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and step grandchildren.  In addition, Rev. Larry Kerley leaves behind to cherish his memories are his in-laws, Jacqueline Bacon, Gregory Meredith, Rodney  Davis, Carolyn “Granny” Person, and the mothers of his children, Phyllis J. O’Neal, and Lucretia A. Kerley.  Active Pallbearers:  Jessie Anderson, Dennis Williams, Terry Harris, Matthew Spears, Richard Nichols, and James Spears, Sr. Seating will be limited to Convid-19 Guidelines.   Everyone is asked to wear a mask and respect social distancing guidelines.  Final and Most Sacred Arrangements Entrusted to Gardner Funeral Home, 507 W. Orange Street, Angleton, TX.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at


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