Gloria Jean Land, of Hurricane Mills, TN, age 87, passed away August 20th, 2022, from natural causes. Gloria was born October 24, 1937, in Cotton Plant, Arkansas to parents, Otis land and Lillian Ward.
She is survived by her brother, Edwin Land; sister-in-law, Melba Land; niece, Angela Hollway; nephew, Steven Land and four great nieces & nephews.
Gloria Land lived and worked for the Lynn family for over 50 years. She played an instrumental role in raising the Lynn's six children. Loretta’s twin daughters Peggy & Patsy were only one year old when Gloria arrived. She became a second mom to them. Country Music Icon Loretta Lynn has quoted many times that she would have never been able to accomplish all that she has in my career without the help of Gloria Land. “She kept my babies safe and she loved them as if they were her own”. Statement from Loretta Lynn, “I have lost a sister. We were family and we as a family will miss Gloria she left us so well”.
Gloria was a member at the Wildwood Valley Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers the family would like donations to be sent in memory of Gloria to the Wildwood Valley Church of Christ, Hurricane Mills, TN.
Arrangements are under the care of Luff-Bowen Funeral Home. 2400 HWY 13 N, Waverly, TN 37185. Phone: (931)296-2437. Online condolences may be made by visiting our website, luffbowen.com.