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Gainesville - Sue Wilson Long, 93, of Gainesville passed away on January 23, 2014 at her home. She was born February 17, 1920 in Junction City, Arkansas and was one of 12 children. She married Max Long in 1946. She moved to Gainesville to be with her family from Hollywood, FL. Sue was passionate about gardening, spending time with family, friends, neighbors and her Bible study group, Sue also enjoyed volunteer work, spending a year donating time at Haven Hospice.

Sue is survived by her loving daughter Donna Schroeder (Nicholas T.) of Gainesville, two granddaughters, Susan Garrote (Joe) of Charlotte, NC and Catherine Pauquette (Jonathan) of Gainesville, one great granddaughter Ellison Kit Garrote and by three brothers and two sisters. Sue was predeceased by her husband Max Long and a daughter Merle Kelley.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 4:00pm in Forest Meadows Memorial Park Central, Chapel in the Meadows, 4100 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville, there will be a visitation one hour prior to the service starting at 3:00pm. Those desiring may make donations to Haven Hospice 4200 NW 90th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606, In loving memory of Sue Long.

Arrangements are under the care of Forest Meadows Funeral Home, 352-378-2528. If you would like to send your condolences, please visit our website at

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Published in Gainesville Sun from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, 2014