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Mrs. Lona Brooks Land
Retired Dietician

THOMSON, Ga. - Mrs. Lona Brooks Land, 85, widow of Mr. Roney Land, died Friday, May 16, 2008, in the Thomson Manor Nursing Facility.

Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. Monday, May 19, in the Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Kenneth Garvin officiating.

Mrs. Land was a native of Jefferson County, but had lived in Thomson for many years. She was a retired dietician from the McDuffie County Hospital. She was a member of the Sweetwater Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Roney Land, her son, Larry Land, and a brother, Enoch Brooks.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Jimmy Waller, Thomson; two sisters, Doris Rooks and Nina Rayfield, both of Thomson; her brother, Johnny Brooks, Thomson; her three grandchildren, Johna Rogers, Evans, Clint Waller and Andy Waller, both of Thomson; and five great-grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers were Clint Waller, Andy Waller, Bill Rogers, Danny Rooks, Ray Rooks, John Stribel, Johnny Smith, Stanley Dallas, and Justin Waller.

Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Web posted on Thursday, May 22, 2008

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