Nancy "Dee Dee" Long

Nancy "Dee Dee" Long, 70, of Elk Creek, died on Saturday, the 24th day of May, 2014, at Baptist Health Louisville. A native of Eminence, she was the daughter of the late Lindsey Duvall and Martha Elizabeth Purvis Powell. A member of the Buckner Christian Church, she also attended the Eastwood Baptist Church. She was the owner and operator of Long's Upholstery. Working on her farm and caring for her horses were two of her favorite pastimes and she enjoyed bowling. Her survivors include her husband, Joe Long of Elk Creek; sons, Tony Acree of Goshen, Billy Acree of LaGrange, and Shane Acree of Louisville; stepsons, Joe Long Jr. of Jeffersontown, and Josh Long of Elk Creek; sisters, Betsy Overstreet and Dana McGee, both of Louisville, and six grandchildren. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, the 28th day of May, at the Buckner Christian Church in Buckner, with Rev. Bill Hancock and Rev. Jim Hume officiating. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Shelbyville. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the MLD Foundation, 21345 Miles Drive, West Linn, Oregon 97068, and online condolences may be expressed at

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Published in The Sentinel-News from May 27 to June 3, 2014