Reverend Leslie R. Bearden
Reverend Leslie R. Bearden, 84, a resident of Franklin, Indiana, passed from this life at 4:17 a.m. Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at his home. Reverend Bearden was born in Jayess, Mississippi, July 1, 1939, the son of the late James Oswald and Vena Louise Tynes Bearden. Reverend Bearden was a 1957 graduate of Pascagoula High School in Mississippi and he later graduated from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee. Reverend Bearden was a minister and evangelist across the United States for 53 years. The last church he served was the Fairland Christian Church in Fairland, Indiana, retiring September 24, 2023. In his spare time, Reverend Bearden could be found playing...