THOMSON, Ga.- Mr. W. Albert Land, 71, beloved husband of Mrs. Mary Land of Morris Road, Thomson, died Thursday, April 1, 2004, in the McDuffie Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services were held Sunday, April 4, 2004, in Sweetwater Baptist Church with Rev. Kenneth Garvin, Rev. J.B. Redd and Mr. W.B. Cooper officiating. Burial was in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Land was a native of Glascock County, but had lived in Thomson for many years. He was retired from the Southern Roadbuilders Division of Apac of Georgia. He was a member of the Little River Cattlemen's Association. He was a member of Sweetwater Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by a son, Stan Land and his grandson, Adam McCorkle.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Land, Thomson; his daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Rick McCorkle; his son and daughter-in-law, Tony and Lea Land, Ashburn; a sister, Judy Land McCreary, Lantana, Fla.; three brothers, Bobby Land, William Land, and Hubert Land, all of Thomson and four grandchildren, Dusty Land, Jo Jo Land, Kaycee Land, and Aaron McCorkle.
Pallbearers were Jarred Land, Parker Land, Keith Land, Hollis Land, Dennis Allen, Tony Stevenson, Pete Bales and Roger Burton. Honorary pallbearers will be workers at Southern Roadbuilders.
Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.