|Birth: ||Mar. 18, 1886|
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 1942|
Funeral services were held at the Central Baptist Church Saturday afternoon at 2:00 (September 4, 1942) for Mrs. T.H. Land (Elizabeth Ann, nee Anderson), 56, who died at 4:30 p.m. Thursday in a Denton hospital following a long illness. Burial followed in the Cooper Creek Cemetery. Services were conducted by Rev. Luther R. Bradley, pastor of the church, assisted by Rev. Luther C. Peak of Dallas, former pastor.
A quartet of E.L. Darnell, O.V. Davis, Mrs. Luther Bradley and Mrs. J.A. Gladish sang "Farther Along," "Rock of Ages," and "Does Jesus Care?" with Mrs. Carl Reagan as pianist.
Pallbearers were Carl Patterson of Fort Worth, Earl Smith of Van Alstyne, Everett Owens of Dallas, Sam Sauls, Paul Beene and H.W. Chick of Denton. Flowers were in charge of employees of the T.S.C.W. laundry, directed by Mrs. Bernice Moseley.
The Sunday School class which Mrs. Land taught attended the funeral in a body, in charge of Miss Louise Reynolds and Mrs. Ken Kenas.
From out of town here for the services were Charlie Patterson and family of Fort Worth, William Brown Anderson and family of Mabank, Earl Smith and family of Van Alstyne, Ira M. Cox and family of Dallas, P. Anderson of Red Oak, and a group of employees of the gas company at Denison, a group from the Fort Worth Police Department, a number of friends from the Central Baptist Church in Dallas and several friends from the Jalinview community.
Born March 18, 1886, near Lake Dallas, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lebern Anderson, pioneer residents of the county. She was married in 1902 to Thomas Henry Land of Denton County, and they lived first near Corinth, then near Club Lake of which he was caretaker, and finally in the Plainview community where Land died in 1930.
Mrs. Land had since lived at 1002 Bolivar Street, Denton, and was an employee of the T.S.C.W. laundry.
She is survived by four daughters, Miss Minnie Land of Denton; Miss Vera Neal Land, a student in the Masonic Home, Fort Worth; Mrs. Boyd Pace of Oklahoma City and Mrs. Leslie Bryant of Dallas; six sons, Julian Land and Lawrence Land of Denton; Tom Land, a student at S.M.U., Dallas; Fred Land, a student in the Masonic Home, Fort Worth; Hibbits Land of Fort Worth and C.A. Land of Denison; three brothers, Andrew Johnson Anderson of Denton, Omar Gay Anderson of Krum and William Brown Anderson of Mabank; and two sisters, Mmees. Ira Cox of Denton and Abraham W. Whoberry of Corinth. (Compiled from stories in the Denton Record Chronicle)
Thomas Lebern Anderson (1844 - 1922)
Emily Jane Hammer Anderson (1851 - 1906)
Thomas Henry S Land (1878 - 1930)
Cooper Creek Cemetery
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Record added: Nov 26, 2008
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