Larry B. Lott

September 4, 1948January 8, 2021

Larry B. Lott, of Columbia, Mississippi, passed from this life into God’s presence on Friday, January 8, 2021 at the age of 72. He was born in Marion County to Ben and Bernice Lott and has remained a lifelong resident. Larry was a funeral director and manager of Colonial Funeral Home where he worked for 14 years until his retirement on December 31, 2013. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed Southern Gospel music, but he loved the time he spent with his grandchildren. Larry was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and will be remembered for his devotion to his family. He shared his musical talents by singing with several gospel quartet groups in the area and most recently with the quartet, Calm Assurance. Larry was a man of faith and served his Lord and community through his longtime membership with Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church where he lead music for the past 30 years. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Colonel Kenneth Lott. Larry is survived by his wife of 53 years, Carolyn Lott; two sons, Wade Lott and wife, Tammy, and Benji Lott and wife, Jennifer; two sisters, Mildred Davis and Tina Ramshur and husband, Jesse; six grandchildren, Brittany Ford and husband, Justin, Garrett Lott, Abby Lott, Maddie Lott, Taylor Lott, and Noah Dawson; four great-grandchildren, Breanna Ford, Tyler Ford, Ryleigh Howell, and Tanner Howell; and numerous nieces and nephews. Larry's service will be a private family service. Burial will be in the Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Larry’s honor to Gulf Breeze Retreats, PO Box 2025, Channelview, TX 77530 or to The Gideons International at


  • Ben H. Lott, Father (deceased)
  • Bernice Bennett Lott, Mother (deceased)
  • Kenneth Lott, Brother (deceased)
  • Carolyn Lott, Wife
  • Wade Lott (Tammy), Son
  • Benji Lott (Jennifer), Son
  • Mildred Davis, Sister
  • Tina Ramshur (Jesse), Sister
  • Brittany Ford (Justin), Grandchild
  • Garrett Lott, Grandchild
  • Abby Lott, Grandchild
  • Maddie Lott, Grandchild
  • Taylor Lott, Grandchild
  • Noah Dawson, Grandchild
  • Breanna Ford, Great Grandchild
  • Tyler Ford, Great Grandchild
  • Ryleigh Howell, Great Grandchild
  • Tanner Howell, Great Grandchild
  • Numerous Nieces and Nephews

  • Garrett Lott
  • Taylor Lott
  • Noah Dawson
  • Keith Ramshur
  • Kendall Culpepper
  • Greg Lott


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.


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Jack & Becky Bradshaw

January 9, 2021

So very sorry to hear about Larry's passing. He was truly a good and honest man.

Charles Ray Stuckey

January 9, 2021

I always enjoyed hearing Larry sing. He had a wonderful voice. Larry had a wonderful smile that was a blessing to me every time I saw him. He will be greatly missed my all of us. Will be praying for the family during this most difficult times.

Allen Chance

January 9, 2021

Sorry for your loss. This man ment the world to me for many years

Betty Speights

January 9, 2021

Carolyn, Wade and Benji I am praying for you all. Carolyn I’ve been there and know how you feel. My heart is broken because I loved Larry and love you all. Benji you are just like one of mine.