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Gloria Jean Roberts Land


Gloria Jean Roberts Land, 74, of Oxford passed away Monday, July 19, 2021 at Kerr Lake Nursing and Rehabilitation in Henderson, NC.

Gloria was born in Durham County to the late William Thomas Roberts and Mary Ruth Jones Roberts. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church and taught Sunday School for many years. Gloria’s passion was playing softball with the Oak Grove Athletic Association, baking cakes and was an avid Tarheel fan. She was a very loving and kind-hearted person with a servant’s heart always willing to lend a helping hand.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Corinth Baptist Church officiated by Reverend Neil Woodlief. Burial will follow in the Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of 45 years, James Land; two sons, Charles “Chuck” M. Walker (Susan) of Oxford, and Mark S. Walker of Washington State; two step-daughters, Faye Land Davenport (Jason) of Stem and Vickie Land Johnson (Art) of Oxford; a step-son, Cliff Land of Kentucky; twelve grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Rita Williams (Alton) and Susan Gooch (Butch) and a brother Michael Roberts (Merrilee). She was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Marie Roberts and a brother, Tommy Roberts.

The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall at Corinth Baptist Church immediately following the commital service.


  • Cathy Hart Posted July 19, 2021 11:38 pm

    James I’m so sorry to hear about Gloria. She was a very sweet lady and she will be missed by many.

  • Cheryl H. Benson Posted July 20, 2021 1:30 am

    So sorry to hear about Gloria. She was always so nice to me. My prayers are with you.

  • Karen Lynn Carden Posted July 20, 2021 2:10 am

    James,Faye and Cliff I sorry for you loss God Bless you all

  • Cathy Englebright Posted July 20, 2021 11:06 am

    James and family I am so sorry for your loss. Sending you Hugs and Prayers now and in the days to come.

  • Darla W Hobgood Posted July 20, 2021 11:56 am

    Mr. Land and family: I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Carolyn Baird Posted July 20, 2021 1:18 pm

    James so sorry to hear about Gloria, she was a great friend, sending prayers and love

  • Carolyn Baird Posted July 20, 2021 1:19 pm

    James so sorry to hear of Glorias passing, great friend, prayers

  • Brent Brockschmidt Posted July 20, 2021 3:19 pm

    Vickie, we are all so sorry to hear about the passing of Gloria. Take comfort knowing she is in a better place and we’ll continue to keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Barbara Guthrie Posted July 20, 2021 5:45 pm

    James and family, so sorry to hear about Gloria. She was a lovely person and I enjoyed talking to her every time I ran into her. I miss seeing her since she’s been sick.
    May God be with each of you during this time.

  • Candice Gooch Posted July 20, 2021 9:57 pm

    Goodbye, Aunt Gloria. I love you so, so much.

  • Ann Williams Posted July 21, 2021 1:24 am

    So sorry to her of my dear sweet friend Mrs. Land whom I love so much and she loved me. Extending condolences to Mr Land Chuck Mark and all other families members she will be truly missed. Take ur rest in paradise Mrs Land RIP❤️❤️😇😇😞😞

  • Cindy Washington Posted July 21, 2021 12:03 pm

    To James and the family so sorry to hear about Gloria, my sweet cousin. Will miss her very much! Love all of you!

  • Myrtle Reams Posted July 21, 2021 2:27 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of the death of your wife. I pray God will comfort you as only He can. I still miss my old Burlington friends. I hope you are doing good.

  • David and Judy Huff Posted July 21, 2021 4:26 pm

    James sorry for the loss of your wife Gloria she was a sweet lady you are in our prayers God Bless

  • Darnelle Averre Posted July 21, 2021 6:52 pm

    James and family,
    Sorry to hear of Gloria’s passing. My prayer for you and your family that God will give you peace and understanding today and the days ahead. Hold to your memories they surely help get you thru each day. Hugs, Darnelle Gooch Averre (Wilton).

  • Guy Tunstall Posted July 21, 2021 7:50 pm

    So sorry James to hear of your wife’s passing. She surely is in heaven and no more suffering.

  • Judy Seagroves Posted July 22, 2021 2:02 am

    To the family of Gloria Jean.
    I am so saddened by her death.
    She and I had a very close relationship and I will miss her so much.
    We made a lot of memories together and I will cherish each one.
    We were not only First cousins but Friends as well.
    I know she will be missed by her family and by all that knew and loved her.
    She was such a special person to so many.
    May God Bless and Comfort us all in this sad time.
    With Love,Judy Kay

  • Nancy Bowes Posted August 22, 2021 11:19 pm

    I’m so sorry for y’all’s lose. She was a very sweet lady. My son Josh Champion played baseball with Steven Walker. She was at every ballgame cheering “for) on.

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