Gwen Inman Long

October 16, 1967January 4, 2019
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Gwen Inman Long, age 51 of Shallotte, NC passed away on Friday the fourth of January 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Gwen was born in Columbus County, NC, on the sixteenth of October 1967, to the late James Henry and Wanda Faye Inman. She was a medical records coder for several years. Gwen was a member of Jennies Branch Baptist Church, and loved being on the water especially spending time on their boat the “Salty Dog”. She enjoyed fishing from Key West , FL to North Carolina. She loved music and her favorite band was Aerosmith and anything sung by Steve Tyler. She also enjoyed music from Elvis and ACDC. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Elyana Phelps and her first husband, Joey Phelps. Surviving are her husband “CM” Long; two daughters, Maggie Phelps and significant other Michael Johnson of Shallotte, Holly Long of Shallotte; a son Jacob Patrick Phelps of Shallotte; a sister, Ashley I. Mitchell and husband Mark of Shallotte; a brother, James O. Inman of N. Myrtle Beach, SC; four grandchildren, Hannah Phelps, Noah Johnson, Ben Phelps, Daniel Phelps and a nephew Andrew Mitchell. A celebration of Gwen’s life will be on Wednesday the ninth of January 2019 at two o’clock in the afternoon in the Jennies Branch Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from one o’clock until two o’clock on Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences are encouraged and may be offered at White Funeral & Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply Chapel


  • Visitation Wednesday, January 9, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Gwen Inman Long

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Sarah Holmes Ferster

January 9, 2019

Gwen was a light in the lives of all that knew her. Always kind and with an easy smile. My thoughts and prayers are with her family at this most difficult time. Love you guys. Sarah~

Betty Hussey

January 8, 2019

I love this girl, my friend, I don't think I've had so much fun and laughed so much at work with anyone else in my whole life. Every Time I think of Gwen I have to smile we had so many Good times laughing and joking, I'll always remember her that way.

Robin McKeithan

January 6, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Praying for the family.

Tammy Lewis

January 6, 2019

We were classmates and she was a very sweet girl...and playing four squate in gym with her💔

Tammy Simmons-Jenkins

January 6, 2019

Even at death, God’s people don’t say goodbye, but we’ll see you later. Enter into the Joy of the Lord.

Deborah Green

January 6, 2019

“Should Jesus bear the cross alone for all the world to see? No, because there’s a cross for everyone, a cross for you and me.”

Sleep on my friend, and take your rest; Lord knows we all Loved you, but God Loved you best❤️