Leslie Earl Hardison

Published 9:49 am Monday, November 22, 2021

Leslie Earl Hardison, 92, died on Thursday, November 18, 2021. He was born in Martin County to the late Claude and Addie Hardison on August 28, 1929. He served in the United States Army for four years. He later worked as a brick mason for many years until he began partnering with his brother-in-law, Pinky Manning, on the farm. Earl was a dedicated member of Piney Grove Baptist Church.
He was happily married to Melba Manning for 67 years. He is also survived by their son Leslie Hardison Jr. (Vikki), daughter Mary Gwen Griffin (John), grandchildren Abby Hill (Josh), Caleb Woolard, Olivia Griffin and great granddaughter Lydia Hill.
Donations can be made to Piney Grove Baptist Church, Griffins Township Fire Department, and Tice Community Cemetery.
Biggs Funeral Home is assisting the family and condolences may be made at www.biggsfuneral.com.