Leland Sizemore

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Leland Sizemore, age 57, of Murphy, N.C., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009, at Kindred Hospital in Atlanta.
A native of Cumming, he was the son of the late Leslie and Ruth Mooney Sizemore. Leland had worked as a heavy equipment operator for several years. He moved to Cherokee County, N.C., three years ago and loved attending the Calvary Holiness Church. He liked to spend time with his grandchildren and enjoyed fishing and hunting.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Donald Sizemore.
He is survived by his son, James Sizemore of Murphy, N.C.; daughter, Amanda Raper and her husband Jason, of Murphy, N.C.; brother, Robert Sizemore and his wife Renda, of Cumming; three grandchildren, Patrick Sizemore, Jack Raper, Jesse Raper; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Calvary Holiness Church in Murphy, N.C. with the Rev. Rex Mashburn officiating. Burial was held in the Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Murphy, N.C. Pallbearers were Roger Mooney, Tony Grimes, Randy Smith, Freddy Sizemore, Kenny Sizemore and Richard Reeves.
You may send tributes to the Sizemore family at www.mem.com.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home in Murphy, N.C. is in charge of arrangements.
Published in ForsythNews.com from Feb. 13 to Feb. 16, 2009