Lake City - Nora Land Lord, 84, of Lake City, FL, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Stillwaters West. Nora fought a courageous battle with Alzheimer's and is now resting in peace.

Nora retired from the FL Department of Transportation after 29 years. She enjoyed playing golf, traveling, gardening and was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Lake City.

Nora is survived by her husband of 33 years, Elvin C. Lord; three children: Lynn Stiles of Lake City, FL, Phil (Ann) Stiles of Mooresville, NC, and Larry Stiles of Lake City, FL; two stepchildren: Debbie (Garry) Lord Durham of Cross City, FL, and Dennis (Vicki) Lord of Lake City, FL; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sister: Ottie Nash of Mayo, FL; brothers: Buford Land of Tallahassee, FL, Jack Land of Live Oak, FL and Colon Land of Mayo, FL and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jeff Tate officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at the funeral home from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME (386-752-1954), 3596 S. US Hwy 441, Lake City, FL 32025 is in charge of arrangements. Please send words of comfort to the family at:

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Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
3596 South Highway 441  Lake City, FL 32025
(386) 752-1954

Published in Gainesville Sun from Dec. 8 to Dec. 10, 2012