Obituary: Barbara Long, Norris City, March 30, 2015
Barbara Long, 75, of Norris City, passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015 at
9:35 a.m. at her residence. She was born on September 7, 1939 in
Louisville, Kentucky, the daughter of George Wilson and Agnes Marie (Taylor)
Morris. Barbara married William Vonnell Long on May 7, 1954. She was a
homemaker and a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Norris City.
Barbara is survived by her husband of 60 years, Bill of Norris City; five
daughters, Desira F. (Greg) Purcell, Bonnell Long, Barbara Jo (Earl)
McKenzie and Cheryle Leigh (Rand) Walters all of Norris City and Kathy Ann
(Keith) Millspaugh of Newton; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and
a sister, Kathryn (Eddie) Thomas of Owensboro, KY. She was preceded in
death by her parents; a son, William Farin Long on November 11, 1979; two
great-grandchildren; a sister, Jeannie Duncan; and a brother, Bradley
Funeral and burial services for Barbara Long, 75, of Norris City, were held
on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Old Prairie Cemetery near
Norris City, with Rev. Dennis Reed officiating. Lance Long, Matthew Long,
Sr., Matthew Long, Jr., Jordan Johnson, Jeremy Millspaugh and Seth Walters
served as casket bearers. Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City, was in
charge of arrangements.
Obit. from Campbell Funeral Home website.