Virginia Ruth Delong

21 June, 195020 January, 2023
Obituary of Virginia Ruth Delong


Tara Garden Chapel

Virginia Ruth Delong, age 72, of Gulfport, Mississippi passed away on Friday, January 20, 2023. She was a loving wife, mother, sister and friend. She blessed those that knew her. She was kind, thoughtful, loving, caring and strong willed. She taught all those who knew her to be strong, successful and independent. Her hobbies included crocheting, jewelry making, flower arrangements, cake decorating and making blankets and wreaths. She also enjoyed gambling whenever she could. In her passing, she became our guardian angel as she was here on earth. She is and will be deeply missed and forever loved. She was preceded in death by her parents; Sara & Harry McGuoirk, her dad; Buddy Kendall and her nephew; David Samples. She is survived by her husband; James Delong of Gulfport, MS, her sons; Stevan Thompson of Gulfport, MS, Danny Harris of Gulfport, MS and Greg Delong of Jackson, GA, her brothers; Ed Thomas McGuoirk, William Edward McGuoirk, Michael McGuoirk, and Johnny Hawkins all of Riverdale, GA, Sister; Debbie Samples of Riverdale, GA, three grandchildren, five great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. A memorial service in her honor will be held at a later date and time. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Delong family.

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