JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

Mrs. Florence Lula LONG, died at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at her home, 216 north 
Seventh street, at the age of 71 years, 9 months, and one day. 
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:00 p.m. at Myers Chapel.  The Rev. 
Andrew CARAKER will officiate and burial will follow in Oakwood cemetery. 
Mrs. LONG was born September 22, 1887 in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of 
William Calvin and Diana (Maynor) Oakley.  She was a lifetime resident of this 
community.  On December 24, 1919 she was married to  Arthur Long E. Long 
who survives.  Mrs. Long was a member of the First Baptist Church. 
Besides her husband she is survived by one daughter, Dorothy Keller RATH- 
GEBAGHER of St. Louis; one stepson, Gleason Long of Mobile, Ala., one 
brother, Ambrose BEAGLE of Danville, Ill.; one sister, Mary JOHNSON of 
Mt. Vernon; and two grandchildren. 

June 24, 1959  Mt. Vernon Register News 
Submitted by: Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera
(Florence was my 1/2 GG aunt)

 
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