Marcella June Long

Jun 10th, 1926 - Nov 2nd, 2020

Visitation:

Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Thu, Nov. 5th, 2020 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Service:

Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Thu, Nov. 5th, 2020 1:00 PM

Burial:

Egyptian Memorial Gardens

Thu, Nov. 5th, 2020 2:00 PM

Marcella June Long

Herrin- Marcella June Long, age 94, of Herrin, passed away at 4:30am on Monday, November 2, 2020 at Integrity Nursing Home of Marion.

Marcella was born in Johnston City on June 10, 1926, the daughter of Clifford Ray and Zetta Inez (Chunn) Berry. She married Aaron Leon Long in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He preceded her in death on May 9, 1998.

Mrs. Long had attended Freewill Methodist Church as well as Family Worship Center in Johnston City. Prior to her retirement, Marcella had worked for more than seventeen years at Olin in Herrin.

Survivors include

Son- Jimmie Leon Long of Johnston City

Daughter- Marsha Lynn and Max Evans of Johnston City

Grandchildren- Deborah and Terry Kramm of Alma, Arkansas

     Angela and Randal Lampley of Johnston City

     Kendra and Shawn Marrs of Johnston City

     Amanda and Rich Houghland of Benton

8 Great Grandchildren- Mathew Kramm, Rachel Cherry, Joel Marrs, Jacob Marrs, Alexander Lampley, Tyson Houghland, Carlie Williams, Cooper Houghland

3 Great Great Grandchildren- Alexander Miller, Loralei Kramm and Layla Kramm

Sister-in-law- Janice Berry of North Carolina

Sister-in-law- Betsy Long of Herrin

Brother-in-law and sister-in-law- Cook and Joann Long of Lake of Egypt

Several Nieces and Nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter-in-law- Linda Long, brother- Norman Ray and Howard Ray Berry, and great granddaughter- Ellen Lampley.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Don Colson officiating. Burial will follow at Egyptian Memorial Gardens in Energy. Visitation will be held from 11am to 1pm on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. Due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus, social distancing and the wearing of masks will be required.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Sunshine Gardens and Integrity of Marion for your genuine care given to Marcella.

For those who prefer memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or St. Francis Care Animal Shelter. 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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2 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Tammy Spees-Stewart

    From: Pittsburg , Illinois

    Date: November 3, 2020

    Marcella was a sweet woman. My sympathies to all the family.

  • Guest: Mary Ella

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: November 5, 2020

    Jimmy, Marsha & family. I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Marcella was a great woman. Praying for all of you.