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Ellen Scearce Long

January 25, 1922 ~ January 31, 2024 (age 102) 102 Years Old

Ellen Long Obituary

Ellen Scearce Long, age 102 of Danville, Virginia passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at her residence.

Ms. Long was born on January 25, 1922 in Danville, Virginia to the late Arthur Edward Scearce and Jennie Lee Hoider Scearce.

Ms. Long loved flowers, butterflies, and dogs; she especially loved the Lord. She worked for Dan River Mills until her retirement and was a member of Sandy Shore Baptist Church.

Ms. Long is survived by her daughter, Joyce Luffman (Bryce) of Danville; sons, Jimmy Long (Donna) of Danville, Louis Long (Marion) of Christiansburg; 9 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great grandchildren; and 15 great-great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Alton E. Long; son, Larry Long; brothers, Jack Scearce, Jessie Scearce; sisters, Cora Mills, and Bessie Kirks.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday February 2, 2024 at 1:00pm at Swicegood Funeral Home with Reverend Eric Clark officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday evening 5-7pm at the funeral home. At other times the family will receive friends at 250 Westwood Drive. Interment will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens.

Swicegood Funeral Service is respectfully serving the Long family. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 1, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Swicegood Funeral Home
564 West Main Street
Danville, VA 24541

Funeral Service
Friday
February 2, 2024

1:00 PM
Swicegood Funeral Home
564 West Main Street
Danville, VA 24541

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