Joseph D. Long

Published 7:06 pm Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Joseph D. Long, 74, of Picayune passed away Saturday, April 21, 2007 in Slidell, La.

Graveside Services will be Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at 1 pm at the New Palestine Cemetery, with The Rev. Bro. Bob Heustess officiating. There will be no visitation.

Mr. Long was a native of Denver, Colo. and was a manufacturer Rep.

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He is survived by his wife of 23 years, Mrs. Johnnie Long, of Picayune; seven children, David Long, Greg Long, Mike Long, Curtis Long, Wayne Long, Elizabeth Long Gibson and Barbara Long Kerkoff; two step children Tammy Conrad and Tim Conrad. His dad, Mr. Ed Copeland, Rifle, Colo., his former wife of 32 years, Barbara Joan Long. twenty grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren, One brother Charles Copeland, Ky., two sisters Myrtle Criswell, Kan. and Ann Cloud, Okla., Best family friends, Lee and Ruth Schubert.

McDonald Funeral Home, Picayune, MS is in charge of the arrangements.