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JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
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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 
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 
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)

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