Lloyd Ray Long
Lloyd Ray Long, age 79, of Leachville, passed from this life, Thursday March 5, 2015, at the Monette Manor Nursing Center. The son of the late John Washington and Lillian Burt Long, he was born in Rosie, Ark., and had been a Leachville area resident since 1950. He was a retired farmer, having worked for Wildy Farms for over 40 years. Lloyd was a longtime member of the New Harmony Baptist Church near Manila. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 4 brothers and a sister.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Glenda McCoy Long of Leachville; a son, Tim Long of Monette; a daughter and son-in-law, Lisa and Michael Tyler of Lepanto; two brothers Boyce Long of Manila and Otis Long of Lake City; three sisters, Linda Starnes of Mississippi,
Virginia Collins of Pierce Town, Ark., and Ruby Cardet of Harrison, Ark. He also leaves six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday March 8, 2015, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Rev. John Henson officiating. Burial followed in Leachville Cemetery. The family received visitors Saturday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home. Guest register @www.HowardFuneralService.