Mae Long


GREENVILLE - Mae Long, 100, died Saturday, July 14, 2001, at Springfield Center, Lindside. Born Oct. 26, 1900, at Cashmere, she was the daughter of the late William Edward and Bertie Thompson Jones. Mrs. Long was a homemaker, member of Greenville United Methodist Church, charter member of WSCS, 50-plus year member of the Home Demonstration Club and was Monroe County Bell in 1974. She was an avid quilter and her quilts were sold throughout the United States. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Long, in 1965; two sons, Pete and Otis Long; a grandson; two brothers, Roy and Wallace Jones; and a sister, Zola McDaniel. Survivors include a son, Orville "Shorty" Long and wife, Reba, of Greenville; two daughters-in-law, Vivian Long of Greenville and Opal Long of Chadbourn, N.C.; a sister, Felicia "Bet" Caldwell of Charlton Heights; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and four stepgreat-grandchildren. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, with the Rev. Nathan Adkins officiating. Burial will follow in Red Sulphur Church Cemetery, Red Sulphur Springs. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

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