COLUMBUS ó John Wales Land, 84, died March 3, 2013, at Covington County Hospital in Collins. Memorial services are Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Stanley Center at Trinity Place Independent Living. Mr. Land was born Sept. 24, 1928, to the late John Wales Land Sr., and Augusta B. Ward. He was a member of Plymouth Baptist Church and was the owner of Landís Frame and Body Shop. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie Mae Glover Land. Survivors include his daughters, Betsy Dye of Mount Airy, Ga., Ceci Land of Starkville and Claire Hamilton of Hattiesburg; siblings, Jane Harper and Waymon Fendley, both of Columbus and Bill Fendley of West Point; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on June 19, 2013
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