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EDMONTON – John Larry DeVore, age 77, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2022, at his home. Born April 14, 1945, in Glasgow, KY he was the son of the late John I. and Maple Lougene Pedigo Devore. He was the husband of Mary Helen Butts DeVore, who survives. They were married for 44 years.

He worked as a farmer, of the Church of Christ faith, and was a proud Vietnam Marine Veteran.

Survivors include one daughter, Clarissa Jane (Raymond Thomas) Bryant, Edmonton; one son, John Parke (Mary Catherine) DeVore, Indianapolis, IN; two sisters, Sandra Thompson, Glasgow and Teena (Ronald) Taulbee of Winchester, Ky.; one brother, Wally (Norma) DeVore, Glasgow; five grandchildren, Chloe Coffman-Keister, Cassandra DeVore, Hyacinth Bryant, Ashtin Bryant, and Jonathan Coffman; and one brother in law, Eddie Gassaway.

Other than his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Joan DeVore Gassaway; and one brother-in-law, Junior Thompson.

Funeral services will be Monday, October 3, 2022, at 1:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, Summer Shade, with Gary Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Metcalfe County. Visitation will be Sunday, October 2, 2022, 2:00-8:00 P.M. and on Monday, October 3, 8:00 A.M. until the time of services at 1:00.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be to the DAV.

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