Fanny Long


OAKWOOD -- Fanny May Long, 90, of Oakwood, died at 10:17 p.m., Thursday, February 27, 2014, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.

She was born March 12, 1923, in Oakwood, to the late William and Minnie (Grimes) Adams. On March 15, 1946, she married Alvin L. Long, who died May 10, 2011.

Fanny is survived by three children, Steve (Beth) Long of Defiance, Rick Long of Oakwood, and Connie Singer of Defiance; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Reva Hammon of Defiance.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Curtis and Rex Adams; and a grandson.

Fanny retired from Kircher's Flowers in Defiance. She was a very active member of Twin Oaks United Methodist Church in Oakwood.

A funeral service will begin 11 a.m. Monday, March 3, 2014, at Twin Oaks United Methodist Church, Oakwood, with Pastor Eric Daily officiating. Burial will follow in Sherman Cemetery, Oakwood. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Oakwood, and one hour prior to the service Monday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be given to Twin Oaks United Methodist Church. Condolences may be expressed at:

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