Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Shirley Marie Long – April 14, 2020

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

Shirley Marie Long

Shirley Marie Long passed away in the early morning of April 14, 2020 at Seneca Healthcare District in Chester, CA where she was residing. Her daughter Laurel Paschal was by her side.

Shirley was born in Loma Linda, CA April 20, 1922 to Charles Sidney (Sid) Kenney and lcle Margarete (Buehler) Kenney. She was the eldest of two daughters.

Shirley graduated from Redlands High School class of 1940. After graduation and during WWII she went to work for the Department of Defense, Army Quarter Master Corps.

At a USO dance in southern California, she met her future husband and love of her life Staff Sargent Howard Long from Greenville, CA. In 1943 they were married in Las Vegas, NV. To this union there were five daughters and two sons.

Shirley went on to work for Plumas County and later retired from the U.S. Forest Service, Alma nor Ranger District, in Chester, CA.

Shirley was proceeded in death by her parents, husband Howard L. Long of Greenville, CA, her sister Irene Cook of Noti, OR., grandson Montana Fitzpatrick of Greenville and two sons in law Joe Murphy of Quincy, CA and Virgil Simon of Susanville, CA.

Shirley is survived by daughters Ann Simon of Susanville, Dorothy (Bernie) Busic of Ukiah, Peggy (John) McPherson of Sacramento, Laurel (Lyle) Paschal of Chilcoot, and Karen (David) Mullin of Marysville. Sons David (Denise) Long of Greenville, Tim (Diane) Long of Citrus Heights. 20 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, and 14 great-great-grandchildren. Nieces and nephews too numerous to mention.

Services will be held in the Greenville Southern Baptist Church, 241 Wolf Creek Rd., Greenville, CA 95947 at 1:00 in the afternoon of August 1, 2020


Why Pre-plan?

Thinking about your own funeral leaves most people feeling a little uneasy, but more adults are finding that pre-planning a funeral offers great emotional and even financial security for them and their families. With pre-planning, families find comfort in knowing that the funeral reflects what their loved one wanted. It also gives them peace of mind to not have to make important decisions at a stressful time. Click here to visit Walton’s Funeral Home

Posted by on . Filed under Obituaries. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

>Email us News
115 S. Roop Susanville, CA