02/05/13 - NNHS Newsletter -
Nellie M. Long
Friends and Schoolmates,
There is more sad news today. Nellie M. Long, mother of Carol Long Farmer ('65) and Ruth Long Hudson ('66), passed away on Saturday, February 02, 2013 in at Riverside Hospital in Newport News at the age of 92.
From the Daily Press - 02/05/13:
Nellie M. Long
POQUOSON - Nellie M. Long, 92, of Poquoson, formerly of Newport News, was called home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Riverside Hospital.
She was born on December 31, 1920 in Albemarle Co, Va.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, L.B. Long.
Nellie is survived by her daughters, Carol Farmer and Ruth Hudson (Larry); grandchildren, Michael Kent Holcomb, Beth Abbott (Dave), Deanna Mathis (Steven), and Zoe Holcomb; great grandchildren, Liam, Gabriel, Emma, Jacob and A.J.
The family will receive friends on Wed., February 6, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thurs., February 7 at Emmaus Baptist Church in Poquoson, officiated by Rev. Dan Cromer, with burial to follow at Peninsula Memorial Park.
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In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Emmaus Baptist Church Building Fund. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
Published in the Daily Press on February 5, 2013.
February 05, 2013
I am so truly sorry for your loss! She was a wonderful person!
~ Heidi Gibbons, Hayes, Virginia
Holcomb (Michael) I'm sorry for your loss. I know you were close to your grandmother. Prayers are with you and your family.
~ Emily and Tom Darryll Griffiths, Poquoson, Virginia
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
~ John and Fidelma Knight, Panama City, Florida
Deanna and family,
Blessings and Prayers to you. There is now another Angel watching
Ruth, Remember your mother (and father) well from our high school days. What great parents. I am sorry to know of their passing. Mother has been gone 27 years...and I still miss her. I would love to see you and give you a hug. I am sure your family is of great comfort to you at this time. Love sent, Ramona
Ruth, so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. My prayers are with you and your family. The facebook Newport News High School Alumni page got a post today from Anita Morgan Becker letting us know.
I am so sorry to read about your Mother's passing. I will keep you and your family in our prayers.
Dee Hodges Bartram
Our deepest sympathies are extended to Mrs. Long's family and their friends at this difficult time.
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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