Nellie Long, 96

Posted on February 22, 2013

Nellie M. “Granny” Long, 96, formerly of Warren, died at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at Markle Health and Rehabilitation Center. 
She was born June 29, 1916, in Grant County, to Burr A. Knight and Eva E. Case Knight. She married Oscar R. Long Dec. 12, 1936; her husband preceded her in death.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry (Julia) Long of Grand Prairie, Texas, and James Long of Warren; five daughters, Janet (Don) Slusher of Warren, Joyce (Terry) Buck of Celina, Tenn., Joan (David) Tilden of Huntington, Jacqeline (Don) Zinn of Warren, and Judith Long of Warren; a sister, Wanda Chopson of Warren; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by five sisters, Ruby Koby, Virginia Taylor, Wilma Slater, Loreen Carrol, and Dorothy Spurgeon, and three brothers, Marvin Knight, Roger Knight, and Ronald Knight.
Calling hours are 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the Glancy-H. Brown and Son Funeral Home in Warren. Services will be held there at 2 p.m. Monday. Interment will follow at the Jones Cemetery.
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