Leonia Hanson


Leonia Hanson, 83, of Camden died April 10, 2013 at Ouachita County Medical Center. Born December 10, 1929 in Camden to the late Christopher Columbus and Mattie Holcomb.

Survivors include four sons: Richard H. Hanson of Camden, William H. Hanson of Berkley, Calif., Barnett Hanson of McCombs, Miss., and Lee Morris Hanson of Warner Robins, Ga.; two daughters, Shirley Faye Wilkins of Powers Springs, Ga., and Sandra Hanson of Smyrna, Ga.; three sisters, Earlene Reed of Oakland, Calif., and Clara Neal and Willie Mae Williams of Houston, Texas; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at New St. James A.M.E Church in Camden by Rev. Dr. Lewis A. Shepherd. Burial will be in Good Hope Cemetery in Bunea Vista, Ark., by Henson-Holcomb Mortuary of Pine Bluff, Ark.

The remains will lie in state at the church from 10:00 a.m. until funeral time.

Online register: www.henson-holcombmortuary.com