OBITUARY

James Everette Long Sr.

January 13, 1919December 1, 2010

Mr. James Everette Long, Sr. of Verona, died Wednesday, December 01, 2010. He was 91. Mr. Long was born January 13, 1919 in Clover Hill, VA, the son of the late James Elmer and Ethel Smith Long. He was an active member of Verona United Methodist Church for 70 years. He served his country as a member of the United States Army in World War II. He retired from E. I. DuPont De Nemours and Company after 40 years of service. On April 6, 1939 he married the former Virginia Andrews who preceded him in death on Feb. 16, 1997. He is survived by a son, James E. Long, Jr. and wife, Doris, of Verona; a daughter, LuAnn L. Gingerich and husband, Brian of Covington; a daughter-in-law, Marilyn H. Long of Staunton; 6 grandchildren, Penny Von Drake (Dennis) of Harrisonburg; Lisa Long of Bridgewater; Rhonda Danner (Chuck) of Grottoes; Brad Long (Christina) of Swoope; Robert Gingerich (Bethany) of Madison, Wisconsin; and Barton Gingerich of Purcellville, VA; and four great grandchildren. Also surviving are one sister, Louise Stover of Richmond; three brothers, Truman Long and wife, Jeanne of Camden, SC; Norman Long and wife, Maxine of Indianapolis, Ind.; and Wayland Long and wife Peggy of Clover Hill; a sister-in-law, Betty Long of Harrisonburg and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Bruce Long in 1986 and a daughter, Emma Elaine Long in 1957; a brother, Galen Long, a sister, Geneva Whitmore and two brothers-in-law, Harry Whitmore and Garnett Stover. A graveside service will be held at ten o’clock Saturday morning, Dec. 4, in the Verona United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev Matthew Bates officiating. The family will receive friends at the Church following the graveside service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Verona United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund. Friends may view any time on Friday at the Lindsey Weyers Cave Funeral Home.

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, December 4, 2010

  • Visitation

    Saturday, December 4, 2010

Memories

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Karen Long

December 3, 2010

LuAnn, Jimmy & families, Please know that my thoughts & prayers are with you.
I am glad that your dad ( & my uncle) isn't in pain any longer, and is now resting in peace. I have fond memories of the times we spent @ your house while on vacation. Good food, good company, my "kissin cousin, Kenny", and the fear I had of those Siamese cats! Sorry for your loss. maybe he wanted to be "home" ffor Christmas......Love to all, cousin Karen

Bobby Vandevender

December 3, 2010

My deepest sympathy to Mr. Long's family. He was Blessed to have a loving and caring family. He's at peace with His Lord and Savior. What a glorious reunion it was when He was reunited with His loved ones. May your faith, family, friends and memories comfort you in the days/weeks and months to come. God Bless you all.
Bobby--SNH

December 3, 2010

Jim,Doris, LuAnn & Brian, We were sorry to hear of Mr. Long's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the Lord give you peace as only HE can give. Lee & Carole McAllister, Tulsa, Okla.

Kevin Long

December 3, 2010

Jim and LuAnn,
So sad to hear about Everette. Will be thinking about you and praying for you in the coming days. Our deepest sypmathies, Kevin and Janet Long.

December 2, 2010

We are so sorry to hear of Mr. Long's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this most difficult time. Judy & Gary Moyers

Tammy & Scott Smith

December 2, 2010

LuAnn, Brian, Robert and Bart,
We will keep you in our prayers. We are sad to hear of your Dad's passing. I remember many fun times spent with you and your parents.

Ron Long

December 2, 2010

Jim, Doris, LuAnn, Brian & Family, we are sorry to hear about
your dad passing. You are in our thoughts and prayer, and wish we weren't so far away. Please accept our long distant sympathies. Your Indiana cousins, Ron & Nan.

Ezra & Dottie Halterman

December 2, 2010

LuAnn, Brian & Family, We were sorry to read of Mr. Long's passing. We extend our thoughts, prayers,and sympathy to you at this time.