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Rev. James Alfred Long

January 17, 1948 April 4, 2019
Rev. James Alfred Long
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Obituary for Rev. James Alfred Long

Reverend James “Jim” Alfred Long, 71, of Martinsville, VA went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 4, 2019 in Roanoke, VA. He was born on January 17, 1948 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Leonard J. Long and Alice Miriam Howland Long of Dayton, Ohio. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, William Fredrick Long, also of Dayton.

James was an ordained minister of the Wesleyan Church and served churches in Dayton, Ohio, Greenville, Ohio, Blacksburg, VA and most recently pastored Clearview Wesleyan Church in Martinsville, VA.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Violet Human Long of Martinsville, VA; sister, Miriam Alice Long Hood (Ron) of Indiana; three brothers, Leonard J. Long, Jr., Daniel P. Long (Beverly), and Robert S. Long (Jondra) all of Ohio. Also surviving are many nephews, nieces, great-nephews, and great-nieces.

A funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Norris Funeral Service, Martinsville Chapel. Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Gideons International Henry County East Camp, P.O. Box 1243, Martinsville, VA 24114.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, VA is serving the Long family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.


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7

Apr

2:00 PM 4/7/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 4/7/2019 4:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 Virginia
United States

Funeral

Sunday

7

Apr

4:00 PM 4/7/2019 4:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel
1500 Kings Mountain Road Martinsville 24115 Virginia
United States
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