Florence Lula Long
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
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
Besides her husband she is survived by one daughter, Dorothy Keller
RATHGEBAGHER 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)