Thelma Land

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    - Carolyn and Bill Douglas
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Private family services have been held for Thelma Ruth Land, of Conroe, Texas, who joined our Dad in Heaven on January 12, 2017. Ruth was born in Harwood, Texas to James Arthur Smith and Dorothy Theresa Rayne Smith 94 years ago. In 1942, Ruth married Elmer Douglas Land. Ruth was a longtime resident of Texas City as a wife, mother and homemaker and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Elmer and Ruth retired to Conroe, Texas, in 1980 and became active members of Mims Baptist Church.

Ruth is preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Land, granddaughter Penny Renee Parker, son-in-law Harold Parker, brothers' John Smith, Morris Smith and David Smith and sisters Inez Smith Haines and Eunice Smith Haschke. Ruth is survived by her daughters Joyce Land Parker and Wanda Land Baise and son-in-law Charles Baise. She is also survived by grandsons John Douglas Parker and Kristopher Baise and wife Kelly Baise, granddaughter Theresa Baise Gillaspie and husband David Lance Gillaspie, three great-grandsons Gage Gillaspie, Kaleb Baise and Kelan Baise. Ruth is also survived by her sister Adele Smith Blundell and numerous nieces and nephews. Ruth was a loving wife, mother and an awesome grandmother.


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Metcalf Funeral Directors
1801 East White Oak Terrace
Conroe, TX 77304
(936) 756-3311
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Published on from Jan. 17 to Jan. 30, 2017
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Conroe, TX   (936) 756-3311
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