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Billie Jean Land

December 27, 1924 — March 19, 2019

Billie Jean Land

Billie Land, age 94, of Athens passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Morning Pointe Assisted Living in Athens. A native of Roane County and a resident of McMinn County most of her life, she was the daughter of the late A.E. and Lenora Edgemon Clower. She was  member of First Baptist Church of Athens, a member of the D.A.R. Alexander Keith Chapter and the order of the Eastern Star. She was an avid reader.

She was preceded in death by

  • Her husband of 63 years, Charles Richard Land (August 31, 2013),
  • Sisters: Ruby Nell Walker, Virgilia Jo Clower;
  • Brother:  Leroy Clower;
  • Two niece: Maxine Gowan KirklandCharlotte Clower Beers

Survivors include:

  • Daughter and son-in-law; Mary and Scott Barker of Decatur, TN.
  • Grandson, Charles Eric and Sonia Rowland of Cleveland TN
  • Great grandchildren; Erika and Noah Daxx Rowland of Cleveland and Thomas Goad of Cleveland
  • One nephew,  Larry Clower of Detroit, Michigan

The family will have a private graveside service  at McMinn Memory Gardens with the Rev. Jamie Davis officiating. 

The family would like to thank the staff at Morning Pointe Assisted Living in Athens for their kind service.

Condolence may be sent to 

Laycock-hobbs will be in charge of the services.

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