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JL "Jaybird" Land

January 15, 1964 ~ January 10, 2020 (age 55)


Mr. JL “Jaybird” Land, age 55, of Shelbyville, TN, died on Friday, January 10, 2020, in Shelbyville, TN.

Mr. Land was born in Nashville, TN to his late parents, Joe Louis Land and Edith Joe Wilson Land. He loved his family dearly and also loved the Tennessee Titans and Tennessee Vols. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ruth and Jack Hunter.

Jaybird is survived by his wife of 10 years, Mary Swafford, Shelbyville, TN; son, Dakota; step daughter, Tiffany Swafford; step son, Christopher Swafford; two grandchildren, Brandon and Cole Swafford; sister, Sheila Land Baugh, Lewisburg, TN; brother, Ricky Land, Lewisburg, TN; niece, Brittany Baugh; nephew, Wendell Rowe, Jr.; two great nieces, Hannah’Jo Kight and Makayla’Jo Rowe.

A graveside service for Jaybird will be held at a later date. 

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