The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

November 14, 2013

Joy Long


TARBORO — Joy Long, 79, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2013.

A funeral service will be held Friday, November 15, at 4 p.m. at Carlisle Funeral Home in Tarboro with the Rev. Dr. John Long officiating. A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Long; a son, Michael Long; a daughter, Marjorie Bloom; three sisters, and one brother.

Joy leaves behind to cherish her memory a loving family, including her daughter, Deborah Tizkker, of Orlando, Fla.; sons, David M. Long, of Leggett; and the Rev. Dr. John Long of Davenport, Fla.; 10 grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Joy’s memory to the Service League of Vidant Inpatient Hospice, 920 Wellness Dr., Greenville, N.C. 27835.

The family will receive friends and relatives at Carlisle Funeral Home on Friday, November 15, from 2-4 pm.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc. of Tarboro.

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