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Larry Houston Gwyn, 69
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Jacksonville, Fla. resident and Warren County native Larry Houston Gwyn, 69, was born Dec. 6, 1952 and died Dec. 2, 2022 at TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville following a sudden illness.  

A retired terminal manager from CSX Railroad and of the Church of Christ faith, he was the son of Thelma Gwyn of Smithville and the late Leonard Gwyn, Jr. He was married to Eva Gwyn of Florida. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by grandparents, Leonard and Vera Willis Gwyn, Sr. and Hugh and Walsie Mercer Winton.

In addition to his wife and mother, Mr. Gwyn is survived by daughter and son-in-law, LaShaun (Thad) Davenport of Nashville; sister, Cathy (Steve) Officer of Smithville; two brothers, James “Mickey” (Marion) Gwyn of Murfreesboro and Mark Gwyn of Old Hickory; two aunts, Fannie Biles and Jessie Ramsey, both of McMinnville; uncle, Robert (Barbara) Gwynn of Murfreesboro and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at Central Church of Christ with Phillip Smith, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Warren County. Visitation will be Saturday from 12 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at High’s.  

Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 9, 2022