Danny Ray Long

Dec 16th, 1940 - Dec 23rd, 2017

Visitation:

Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Tue, Dec. 26th, 2017 11:00 AM ~ 1:00 PM

Service:

Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Tue, Dec. 26th, 2017 1:00 PM

Burial:

Herrin City Cemetery

Tue, Dec. 26th, 2017 2:00 PM

Danny Ray Long

Marion- Danny Ray Long, age 77, of Marion, passed away at 10:00am on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at his home in Marion.

Danny was born in Herrin on December 16, 1940, and raised the son of Pauline (Belt) and John Payne, Sr. He married Elnora “Ellie” Black in Marion on June 14, 1975. She survives in Marion.  Prior to his retirement, Danny worked as a truck driver.

Survivors include his loving wife of forty-two years- Ellie Long of Marion

Son- Keith and Donna Rose of Louisville, Kentucky

Daughter- Leva Long of Marion

Daughter- Rhonda Rye of Georgetown, Indiana

Five Grandchildren- Darren and Courtney Morris of Great Falls, Montana

Benjamin Rose of Louisville, Kentucky

Daniel Rose of Louisville, Kentucky

William Connelley of Marion

Ashlyn Connelley of Marion

Three Great Grandchildren- Haileigh, Taiden, and Cooper Morris of Great Falls, Montana

Brother- John Payne, Jr of Herrin

Three Sister-in-laws- Hazel and Junior Johnson of Clarksville, Tennessee

Judy Black of Cunningham, Tennessee

Frances Black of Palmyra, Tennessee

Several Nieces and Nephews

Extended Family- Dottie Moskop and her son Steven of Marion

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters- Sandra Boots and Loretta Stafford, and niece- Heather Boots.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Terry Griffith officiating. Burial will follow at Herrin City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11-1pm on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.

For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home; 201 S. 13th Street; Herrin, IL 62948.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.

 

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5 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: DOUG WAGONER

    From: Dongola, Illinois

    Date: December 24, 2017

    DANNY WAS MY NEIGHBOR MANY YEARS AGO WHEN I LIVED IN MARION,HE WAS A GOOD MAN TO KNOW ALWAYS CHEERFUL,HE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED.

  • Guest: Greg and Sheila Beasley

    From: Marion , Illinois

    Date: December 25, 2017

    May the Love of God lift you up in the mist of your sorrow. Very sorry for your loss.
    Greg and Sheila Beasley

  • Guest: Mack,Fritzi,Tommy Janes

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: December 26, 2017

    Ellie and family our thoughts and prayers are with you. Blessings and comfort to you all at this time of sorrow. With Love

  • Guest: Kelly Baker

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: December 26, 2017

    So sorry for your loss.Thinking of you all!

  • Guest: Tracy chapman

    From: Herrin , Illinois

    Date: December 26, 2017

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.