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Mary Long

1924 - 2014 | Notice Condolences
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Long, Mary Mary B. Long, daughter of William R. and Clara R. Atkins was born in Apex, NC on June 24, 1924 and died on May 6, 2014, 89 years old. She was a Southern Bell with a gift of hospitality and a love for others. She played bridge for 32 years with the same group of women in Orlando, Florida and remained friends. She had a stubborn streak and was determined and thought of others before herself. She is preceded in death by her husbands, Harlan Bateman, and Moody Long; and sons: Eddie and Ray. She is survived by two daughters: Donna and Suzanne, and by six sisters, one brother, seven grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, her favorite organizations were: Smile Train, Meals On Wheels, and Boy's Town. Visitation will be from 10:00 - 11:00 AM and funeral service at 11:00 AM on Monday, May 12, 2014 at Killarney Baptist Church, 701 Formosa Ave., Winter Park, FL. A graveside service will follow in Glen Haven Memorial Park, 2300 Temple Dr., Winter Park, FL. Online condolences may be made to

Published in the Orlando Sentinel on May 9, 2014
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