LEON CHILDERS, 80, was born August 11, 1936 and passed away August 28, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marlin and Emma Childers of Olive Branch, MS and four brothers, Joe Childers, Johnny Earl Childers, Vern Childers, and Willie Marsh (Jack) Sides. He is survived by two sisters, Mamie L. Easley of Hernando, MS and Annie V. Webb of Olive Branch; one brother, W.J. (James) Childers of Ashland, MS, as well as a host of nephews and nieces. Visitation will be held at Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home located at 290 Goodman Road East, Southaven, MS at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 31 with service to follow at 12:00 p.m. Burial will be held at Blocker Cemetery in Olive Branch, MS.