Mr. James Long, of Greenwood, Florida transitioned from life temporal to life eternal on Monday, October 3, 2022, in Southeast Health, in Dothan, Alabama.
Graveside Homegoing Celebration of Life services will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at 11:00 AM from the cemetery of Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church located at 3695 Poplar Spring Road in Marianna, Florida with the Reverend Hollis McClendon, officiating.
Vann Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Long will lie in repose at the cemetery from 10:30 AM until time for the service.
A public viewing will be held on Friday, October 14, 2022, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Vann Funeral Home.
He leaves to cherish a lifetime of fond, yet precious memories, a loving and devoted family: His loving wife of thirty-three years: Debra Allen Long of Greenwood, Florida
Siblings: Gloria L. Jones of Long Island, New York; Delores (Nathaniel) Jennings of Ft. Montgomery, New York; Alma L. Pinkey of Sanford, Florida; Linda L. Smith, Sharon Cooper and Joyce Cooper all of Greenwood, Florida
One Aunt: Alice Barnes of Greenwood, Florida
Mother-in-law: Louise B. Speights of Marianna, Florida
Father-in-law: Rufus L. Allen of Augusta, Georgia
Sisters-in-law: Barbara Long of Missouri City, Texas; Dorothy (Michael) McClendon of Graceville, Florida; Minister Helen (Fred) Dawson of Cottondale, Florida and Doris (Henry Pope) Speights of Greenwood, Florida
Brother-in-law: Tony (Tremaine) Speights of Marianna, Florida
Four Goddaughters: Kimberly and LaTosha Scott of Tallahassee, Florida; Tiffinie Sorey of Graceville, Florida and Tameka Dawson of Cottondale, Florida
Special Friends: James (Po) McElroy and Steve Welch and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.