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Willie Harrison Long / November 05, 2018

Willie Harrison Long, 86, of East Hyco Road, South Boston died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 at his home. He was born in North Carolina on Feb. 29, 1932, a son of the late John D. Long and Hallie Barksdale. He was married to Anne K. Long and was a member of El Bethel the Kingdom Church.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Long is survived by one daughter, Louise L. Cooper; four sons, Warren C. Long (Michelle), Byron K. Long Sr. (Joelin), Willis A. Long (Cindy) and Ronald T. Long (Shawn); 38 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Celebration of life service will be held Monday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. at Crawford House Chapel, Halifax, with Bishop John C. Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Garden Cemetery.

Public viewing was held on Sunday, Nov. 4 from noon-6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home and the family will receive friends at 5149 East Hyco Road, South Boston.

Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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