Virginia Kathleen Leaton "Kaye Land"

November 17, 1938, February 09, 2019

Virginia Land

Virginia Kathleen Leaton “Kaye Land”, 80, of Crystal Beach, left for her heavenly home on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. Kaye was born to Doris Line Leaton and Brownlow “B.B.” Baldwin Leaton, Sr., in Casper, Wyoming, on November 17, 1938.

Kaye loved to cook, dance, enjoyed wheel of fortune, playing card games, and various other games. Her tell tell stories of life would fill the room with laughter. Kaye loved her family and community. When you came to visit, she had you bring her appetite, as she was an awesome cook. She lived a full life with an abundance of friends and many endeavors. She worked for Key Drill, a division of Gulf Oil. She was the owner of Kaye’s Kitchen, The Bummers, Sawmill Town USA, the Sea Bean Deli, and she retired from property management. Kaye was the past president of Fraternal Order of the Eagles and a member of The Crystal Beach Volunteer Fire Department and EMS.

She is preceded in death by her husbands, Frank Loop, Clyde Fluitt, and Bobby Land; step parents, Sue and Darryl Webb; sister, Carolyn Watson; brothers, Mark Leaton and John Leaton; and niece, Leza Gaudio.

Kaye leaves behind a son, David Loop and his wife, Molly; two daughters, Lindy Loop and Tanya Fluitt; grandkids, Ryan Adams and his wife, Roxanne; Miles Loop; Cayliegh Loop; Charles Stenbeck, III and his wife, Abigail; Jessica Stenbeck McAleer and her husband, John; three brothers, Brownlow “Brown” Leaton, Jr. and his wife, Helen and their children, Kelly and Shelly; David Leaton and Allen Leaton; sister, Melanie Leaton; brother-in-law; Hugh Watson; nephew, Mark Gaudio and his wife, Linda and their son, Christopher; niece, Pam Polk Baker and her daughter, Aly; and numerous other nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mrs. Land’s memorial service, conducted by Reverend Valerie Hudson, will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Bay Vue United Methodist Church, 1411 State Highway 87, Crystal Beach, Texas 77650. She will be laid to rest at Starkey Church and Cemetery, Nocona, Texas during the Leaton family reunion in the family plot, June 23, 2019. Services were held under the direction of Broussard’s, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie, Texas 77665.

Broussard's Mortuary
Broussard's Mortuary - Winnie, TX
134 Buccaneer Drive Winnie, TX 77665
Memorial Service
Bay Vue United Methodist Church Bay Vue United Methodist Church
1411 State Highway 87, Crystal Beach, Texas 77650
Saturday, February 16, 2019
2:00 p.m.

Comments (7)

  • Kaye Mears

    16 February 2019 at 17:16 | #

    Kaye I know your up there watching over all of us. We all loved you and will miss you.
    "I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death.
    They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make.
    Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories.
    We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love...
    Rest In Peace.


  • Sonya Morley

    15 February 2019 at 04:41 | #

    Kaye was not only my cousin. but also one of my dearest friends. She was always there for anyone who needed help of any kind. Kaye was fearless......traveling all over the world in jobs few women would attempt.We loved hearing about all her experiences in different parts of the world. Such a loving, sweet and kind person. I will be forever grateful that we had many wonderful experiences together...from childhood throughout our lives. From raising children on her own to having successful business,,,She did it all!! Kayes smile would lit up the room when she walked in. I miss you so much Kaye...…..we will meet again on the other side and what a great time we will have. The angels in Heaven are welcoming back one of their own....I will miss Kaye every day of my life and have her in my heart forever....


  • Bobby way

    15 February 2019 at 01:12 | #

    David sorry about your lose.Prayers for you and your family


  • Morrisene (Marcy) Bergqvist

    14 February 2019 at 19:13 | #

    I actually remember the first time I met Kaye. I was about 4 or 5 and she was about 9 or 10. She was so pretty and knew so many things. I wanted to be just like her. We ran into each other at family get-togethers and holidays and I happily trailed after my sophisticated first cousins, Kaye and Hoppie and Sonya. Kaye was a bubbly, high-spirited blonde all of her life. She was also kind to everyone.. She commiserated with me frequently about my problems with my beloved son, and we shared stories, mistakes, and joys from our past. It was great fun to share her little trailer near the coast on the island and to meet her friends. I will hold her close in my memory until I die.


  • Peggy McKinney Coleman

    14 February 2019 at 14:54 | #

    Sorry for you loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers


  • Mitch Hanson

    13 February 2019 at 23:37 | #

    Sorry for your loss


  • Tanya Fluitt

    13 February 2019 at 23:36 | #

    Please correct the name of the Chruch and address Show it will show properly on the map


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