A graveside funeral service for Nona Land, 96, of Weatherford and formerly of Brownwood, will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 at Eastlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home.

 

She passed away on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 in a Weatherford nursing facility.

 

She was born on Dec. 14, 1922 in Comanche County to Gaylord and Emma (Glover) Box. She married Shelby Ray Land on May 31, 1940 in Hico.

 

Survivors include her daughter, Sandra Lewis and husband Merrill G. of Weatherford; three granddaughters, Phyllis Lewis Fisher of Frisco, Kimberly Lewis Jackson of Weatherford and Donita Land Mattern of Liberty Lake, Washington; nine great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Cleburne J. Box of Sweetwater; and numerous, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Shelby Ray Land; two sons, Darrell Ray Land and Glenn Don Land; her partner, L.V. McCartney; and two brothers, Ben Gaylord Box and Ober Denton Box.