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Thelma Land, 90, Brown County

Thelma Land, 90, of Brown County, formerly of Seymour, died at 6:10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at the Brown County Health & Living Community.

Thelma was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing, embroidering and gardening.

A graveside service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Garland Brook Cemetery in the Garden of Gethsemane.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Brown County Historical Society, P.O. Box 1202, Nashville, IN 47448.

Online condolences can be sent to the Land family at barkesweaverglick.com.

Arrangements were made by Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.

She was born in Brown County April 11, 1923, daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Sarah Elizabeth Moffit Skinner.

She married Raymond K. Land Jan. 2, 1943; he preceded her in death June 18, 1995.

Survivors include her children, Mike (Jennie) Land of Neenah, Wisc. and Sharon (Cecil) Downs of Columbus; a sister, Iva (Bill) Sorgius of Columbus; grandchildren, Teresa (Craig) Wiseman, Kelly (Ben) Simpson, Robert Land, Douglas (Samantha) Downs, Kristy Bartes and Keri (Chris) Walker, 13 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, Chester, Howard, Woodrow and Ralph Skinner; and sisters, Ruth Lankey, Anise Gates and LaVonne Taylor.

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  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West