Chrystine Land (1930 - 2013)

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Chrystine Kinard Land


Naida Chrystine Kinard, 82 of Cantonment, died January 18, 2012. She was born on December 26, 1930 to George Newton Kinard and Gassie Polk McLemore Kinard in Bastrop, LA. She graduated from Bastrop High School and moved to Cantonment, FL where she worked for St. Regis Paper Co. Payroll Division. At this time, she met and married Warren Alonzo Land and shortly thereafter, moved to Gainesville, FL where they attended the University of Florida. She also attended Indian River Junior College in Ft. Pierce, Southeastern Community College in Whiteville, N.C. and received her bachelors and master's degrees from the University of West Florida. She taught for 23 years in the Santa Rosa County School System before her retirement.

Survivors include her son, Warren Todd Land of Seattle, WA; sisters, Eleanor Mulholland of Cantonment, and Gloria Ligeti (Irving) of Lebanon, NH; nieces, Pamela Kirchharr (John) of Pensacola, Ann McLemore Howell (Don) of Jefferson, TX, and Andrea Ligeti Volinsky (Jim) of Newport, NH; nephews, Jerry Pierce (Regina) of Natchitoches, LA, James Pierce (Jan) of Reno, NV, Robert Ligeti (Wendy) of Worcester, MA and Charles A. Mulholland, Sr. (Patsy) of Ferrida, LA; brother-in-law, Henry Culver Land (Bobbie Ann); and a very special friend, Jeffrey Thomas of Seattle, WA.

During her lifetime, she was interested in family genealogy, travel and numerous hobbies. She volunteered as a guardian ad litem for the courts and served on the Pensacola Museum of Art Guild board for many years.

Cremation will be immediate and a private family scattering of her ashes will be observed later.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Council on Aging of West Florida.

FAITH CHAPEL NORTH FUNERAL HOME, 1000 Hwy 29, Cantonment is in charge of arrangments.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Jan. 25, 2013
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