Leon Hise


LaFAYETTE Leon Franklin "Frank" Hise, 86, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at his home.He was born in Chickamauga, Ga., Dec. 1, 1925, son of Joseph H. H. "Joe" and Aggie Belle Mullinax Hise.He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Robbie Wylene Hise, Ruby Nell Hollis and Sara Jo "Sadie" Day.He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary Lee Martin Hise; daughters, Cindy (Sherman) Gibbs, of LaFayette; Sonja (Joe) Morgan, and Sylvia (Jimmy) Bailey, both of Jefferson, Ga.; grandchildren, Eric (Brandi) Gibbs and Rachael (Jim) Maples of LaFayette, Jim Bailey of Jefferson, Ga.;, and one sister, Marlene (Jimmy) Webber, of Plant City, Fla.; two great-grandchildren, Julian and Rebekah Murray; a stepgreat-granddaughter; several nieces and nephews, cousins, friends and neighbors.He was a World War II Veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi in the South Pacific. He retired from the I.C.I. Americas Inc. and was a member of the Second Baptist Church of LaFayette.Visitation will be at the funeral home from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. today.The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. today at Second Baptist Church of LaFayette with Rev. Mike Peterson officiating.Burial will follow in LaFayette City Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Frank's memory to Second Baptist Church of LaFayette, 500 West Main Street, P.O. Box 542, LaFayette, GA 30728.Online guestbook available at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com Wilson Funeral Home of LaFayette is in charge of arrangements.

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