March 3, 1922 – May 2, 2019
Alton Long of Potosi, Texas went to be with his Savior Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the age of 97.
Alton was born March 3, 1922 in Hawley Texas to Grant and Mary Lucy Loetcy (King) Long. He married Wanda Griffin October 16, 1945, and they were married 49 years before she passed away in 1994.
He enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening and raising doves and chickens. He broke and trained horses, farmed and worked as a mechanic. He loved coffee any time of day, but most of all, loved being with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Wanda, four sisters and two brothers.
He is survived by four daughters, Portia Dunn and husband Jim of Potosi; Jacinta Cranford and husband Norman of Dudley; Laqueta Liles and husband Bobby of Baird; and Shirley Blount and husband Bobby of Clifton; nine grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 13 great great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at the Hawley Cemetery, 12419 Hwy 277 S in Hawley, at 2:00 PM Sunday, May 5, 2019.
- Graveside Service Sunday, May 5, 2019