Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Jimmie Lee Land, 67, of Purdy, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. He was born April 8, 1946, in Wheaton, the son of the late Paul and Marjorie (Burton) Land. He was united in marriage on Aug. 11, 1995, in Eureka Springs, Ark., to Carla Brown, and she survives.

He was retired from the Cassville Post Office and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Cassville.

Additional survivors include: one son, Jeremy Land, of Springfield; one daughter, Michelle Williams, of Springfield; two stepsons, Brian Cahalan, of the home, and Eric Cahalan, of Sarcoxie; one stepdaughter, Shelly Cahalan, of Purdy; and nine grandchildren.

Graveside services were held March 12 at the Purdy Cemetery in Purdy.

Arrangements were under the care of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home in Monett.