Brother Willie Long, 69

WATERTOWN -- Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, December 21at the Hunter Funeral Home for Brother Long, 69, of Lebanon. Preacher at the Watertown Church of Christ for nearly a decade, he died Dec. 18, 2008 at his residence.

Born June in Tompkinsville, KY to the late Sherman and Lucy Crawford Long, Brother Long had been a Church of Christ minister for 55 years.

Services were conducted by sons David & Paul Long and Dr. Tim Long presiding. Interment was in Lebanon’s Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Survivors include: his wife of 50 years Myra Fox Long; children David Nathan (Debbie) Long, Paul Jonathan (Barbara) Long, Deborah Ann (Don) Qualls and Rebekah (Carl) Syler.

Also surviving are grandchildren Jessica and Allison Long, Jonathan and Hannah Long, Joshua Irwin, Whitney and Alicia Qualls, Noah, Rachel and Ethan Syler; great grandchildren Briana and Addision Irwin; brothers Dr. Tim Lee (Charlene) Long and Tim Long and sisters Wanda Kelton and Margie Jones.

Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown, was in charge of arrangements.