Posted By Sparta Live | May 19, 2005 12:00 am
JoAnn Long, 71, of Spencer, passed away May 14, 2005.
Long was born Jan. 5, 1934, in Atlanta, Ga., to William Francis and Minnie Pearl Parker Hicks.
She had been a licensed practical nurse.
Long was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Frank Hicks, Jimmie Hicks.
Survivors include her husband, Alvin Long, of Spencer; three daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Steve Peterson, of Spencer, Sandra and Lee Acker, of Kannapolis, N.C., Sherri and Bill Boyer, of Salina, Kan.; one son, Danny Long, of Houston, Texas; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Harry and Betty Hicks, Chuck and Linda Hicks, all of Lawrenceville, Ga., Terry and Sachiko Hicks, of Indianapolis, Ind., Raymond and Juanita Hicks, of Chatsworth, Ga.; one sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn and Ronnie Carter, of Yatesville, Ga.; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren.
Services were at 11 a.m., May 18, 2005, at Mountain View Funeral Home, in Blairsville, Ga., with burial in Philadelphia Baptist Church Cemetery.
Love-Cantrell and Cope Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.