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Landon, Theda M.
Theda M. Landon, 90, of Galesburg, died at 1:19 a.m. Tuesday, November 30, 2010 in Seminary Manor.

She was born May 21, 1920 in Abingdon, the daughter of Ralph and Lillian George Edmonson. She married Dale F. Landon on February 11, 1937 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death on June 19, 2006.

She is survived by a son Dale LaVerne (and Linda) Landon of Henderson, Ill., seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son Richard P. and his wife Mary Landon, three brothers and five sisters.

Theda worked at Maytag Corporation for 21 years, retiring in 1975. She was also a volunteer at the Galesburg Rescue Mission for 16 years in the clothing room and also worked on the newsletter. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday, December 2, 2010 in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. Ron Scarlett and Mr. Dave Scholl will officiate. Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the chapel. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene or the Galesburg Rescue Mission. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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