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Leon McLain

September 15, 1930 ~ May 2, 2019 (age 88)

Mr. Leon McLain, 88, of Greene County, passed away on May, 02, 2019. Mr. McLain served with the Army in the Korean War and was a Purple Heart recipient. He also served as a mechanic in the Air Force, worked at Brookley Field, and in the forestry service with the US government until retirement. He was a very loving and godly man. He was loved and will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Denise McLain; parents, Anguis and Thelma McLain; brothers, Irvin and Harvey McLain; and sister, Bertha Clark.

Left to cherish his memory is his sister, Dorthy Rustin of Wiggins; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

The Funeral Service will be held Monday, May 6, 2019 at 12 pm at Freeman Funeral Home with a visitation prior to the service beginning at 10 am. Interment will be in Slay Cemetery with Bro. Bruce McKenzie officiating. On-line condolences can be given at www.freemanleakesville.com. Freeman Funeral Home – Leakesville is in charge of arrangements.

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