Vera L. Long
Birth Date: March 12, 1934
Death Date: March 10, 2017
Vera L. Long, 82, of Boody, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017, in her residence, with her family by her side.
Vera was born March 12, 1934, to Richard V. and Mary L. (Enlow) Hadley. She married Dale A. Long on November 22, 1953. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church. She enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her family.
She is survived by five daughters; Pamela Long, Ellen Stepney, Sandra (Mike) Peoples, Deb (Ted) Peoples and Linda Swartz; three sisters, Doris Pollard, Lorain (Donald) Sheets and Frances Bodine; three grandchildren, Jennifer Long, Joseph Peoples and ShardeÃ¨ (LeAlvin) Pugh; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Vera was preceded in death by her parents, husband, five brothers, two sisters and one grandson, Michael Peoples.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Vera Long will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 13, 2017, at Graceland /Fairlawn Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home before the service. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or Shriners Children’s Hospital.
The family of Vera Lee Long is being served by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at www.gracelandfairlawn.com .
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