Betty Lou Long

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

TRUMANN - Mrs. Betty Lou Bivens Long of Trumann died Friday, March 20, 2015 at Baptist East in Memphis, Tenn., at the age of 67. She was born Monday, November 24, 1947 in Trumann and was a lifetime resident of Trumann, was a cook for several restaurants in Trumann and of the Protestant faith. Mrs. Long was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie O'Neal Long; one grandson, Austin Michael Burchell; and her parents, Louie Wade and Hattie Rowena Ursery Bivens.

She is survived by five sons, Tim Burchell , Kevin Burchell, Michael Burchell, Joe Henry and Josh Henry all of Trumann; one brother, Danny Bivens of Trumann; 10 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

Graveside services were March 24 at the Tyronza Cemetery in Tyronza with Rev. Bubba Reese officiating. Burial was under the direction of Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann.

Her sons and brother served as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearer was Leslie Henry.

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