HORTENSE – Melissa “Lisa” Marie Hand, 44 of Hortense, passed away Saturday morning, June 13, 2020, in Hortense after a brief illness. Born in Waycross, Ms. Hand’s parents are Bayless Marie Travis Lyons and the late Melvin Hand. She is also preceded in death by her stepfather, Martin Lyon, Jr. Ms. Hand was a homemaker and loved spending time with her grandchildren and family. She also enjoyed swimming and going to Busch Gardens with her family. Survivors include her daughter, Victoria Eason (Christopher Spiecher) of Hortense; four grandchildren, Melvin Eason, Logan Eason, Goldie Eason, and Landon Eason; her mother, Marie Lyons of Hortense; four brothers, Samuel Lyons, Lamar Lyons, Michael Hand all of Hortense, and Tommy Hand of Kingsland; a sister, Patricia Manning of Hortense; and also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. A graveside service was held Thursday afternoon, June 18, 2020, at Lyons Cemetery with Rev. Marty Anderson officiating. Pallbearers were Lamar Lyons, Michael Hand, Christopher Spiecher, Justin Thornton, Rodger Hand, Curtis Drury, and Justin Hilliard. Arrangements were with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.fryefh.com.