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Kerry Lynn Land

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Kerry Lynn Land passed away November 23, 2017. He was born October 16, 1959 in Pasadena, Texas. He attended Lovelady High School and Lon Morris College where he studied Theology, later he graduated from the Therapon Institute. Kerry was a member of Harvest Church where he was ordained, developed the Precepts Counseling Program and served as Youth Pastor for several years and Assistant to the Pastor. He served on the East Texas Vida Nueva board of directors for several years and was involved in Epiphany Ministries. He attended High Sky Walk to Emmaus. In 2004, he was called into prison ministry as one of the original Reconcilers. Kerry had a heart of compassion for the men in white and a strong desire that they come to know Jesus. He dedicated 13 years showing the love of Christ to men and leading hundred’s to the cross. He retired from TDCJ as a Laundry Captain after 20 years of service and loved to spend time with his three daughters and four granddaughters.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Luan Rose Land of Lovelady; children, Amber Land of Lovelady, Stephanie Seale and Cody of Lovelady, and Sarah Little and Jayme of Leonard; grandchildren, McKinzie Seale, Rylie Seale, Ella Little and Shelby Land; mother, Barbara Jean Hill and Ron of Pensacola, Florida; siblings, Keith Land and Rose of Smithville, Karen Land and Steve of Dallas, Ronnie Hill of New Orleans, Louisiana, Ronda Bryner and Mike of Chesapeake, Virginia, Troy Hill and Jeanette of Fort Worth, Tish Glass and Tim of Huntsville, Ricky Jones and Misti of Lovelady; longtime friends, Ginger Parker, Joni Dillard and the Reconciler’s; special daughter, Samantha Grisham; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his son, Kerry Vincent “Vinnie” Land; father, Marlon C. Land, Jr.; grandparents, Vincent and Florene Speer, Marlon C. Land, Sr. and Abbie Lee Land.

Celebration of Life Services will be held Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in the Harvest Church with Pastor Dennis Ivey and Jerry Hatfield officiating.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: Reconcilers  P. O. Box 683, Iraan, Texas 79744.

  1. Thoughts and prayers are with Kerry’s family! I was so shocked when I heard that Kerry had passed away. I had just seen him and Luan recently at Shrimpy’s here in Madisonville, talked briefly with them, and all seemed ok. My deepest sympathy goes out to the family. May God hold you in the palm of His Almighty Hand and give you the strength and peace that passes all understanding through these difficult days! Hugs!

  2. Rest In Peace dear Kerry we will miss your sweet smile and funny sense of humor Barbara Keith and Karan you are in my thoughts and prayers. Martha Russell

  3. I just happened upon this when a friend sent me to this site in the loss of their dad. I just looked around and saw that my old friend, Kerry, had passed away. I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.

    I just realized that the funeral was yesterday. I would have liked to come and hear more about Kerry’s life. We were friends in jr. high and high school. I lived in Crockett.

    I pray that you all will be comforted in your great loss. I know you have a great joy in knowing of Kerry’s love for the KING OF KINGS and LORD of LORDS! I know I will see him again.


    Sue Lansford (Carolyn Sue Lansford Cerbo)

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