November 25, 2020

Mrs. Sharon Leonard

Renae's Mom ObitMrs. Sharon Vonceil Harris Leonard, age 62, of Franklin passed away Friday January 13, 2017 at Tanner Medical Center.

Funeral services for Mrs. Leonard will be conducted Monday January 16, 2017 at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Stutts Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in Franklin.

The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home two hours prior to the service.

Mrs. Leonard was born July 1, 1954, the daughter of Mildred Vonceil Nelms Kiser, in Heard County. She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.

After graduating from high school, she earned an associate degree in accounting from West Georgia Technical School. She put her skills to work as a dedicated employee in the mail room at Southwire Corporation, a job she loved. Every day she was able to go to work with her fellow employees was a blessing to her.

She loved everyone and always thought of others before herself. Her unselfish attitude made her a valued employee who could be counted on to get the job done.

She loved anything to do with hummingbirds. She also had a passion for anything purple. Visits from her family were her most cherished times, especially her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband, Ronald Wayne Leonard of Franklin; her mother, Vonceil Kiser and her husband, Billy Kiser, of Franklin; daughters, Renae Taylor (Troy) of Franklin; Stephanie Shorter (Steve) of Roosterville; Jeannie Leonard (Jonathan Smith) of Ohatchee, AL; Sandy Layhue (Jeff) of Winston, GA; LeeAnn Gray (David) of Carrollton; Michelle Pritchett (Frankie) of Temple; and Connie Dodway (David) of Woodstock; 16 grandchildren; a number of great-grandchildren; sisters, Debbie Merrill (Andy Jackson) of Centralhatchee; Dannette Johnson (Tony) of LaGrange; and Suzanne Sanders (Frank) of LaGrange; brothers, James Edward Harris, Jr. (Susan) of Franklin; Mike Harris of Centralhatchee; and Billy Frank Kiser, Jr. of Alabama; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.


  1. Barbara Parmer Andrews says

    Sharon and I go way back I have a very heavy heart for her Children.

  2. Thank you Barbara for the sweet message. I’m very blessed to have had 29 years with her. She was a great mother and she will be missed dearly.

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