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DORIS E. LONG

July 26, 1929 August 10, 2017
DORIS E. LONG
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Doris Eileen Parker-Long was born to the late Gladys Simms-Height and George Parker (Buster) on July 26,1929, she was blessed with a loving stepfather Israel Height that raised her as his own.

She was preceded in death by her late husband Howard Long Jr., her son Herman Long, father-in-law Howard Long Sr.; mother-in-law, Ethel Long; sisters, Gladys Rita Height-Henson, Naimo Smith-Jones, Mattie Parker, Rosealie Hardesty, sisters-in-law Lillie Mae Mackall (Elmer), Ollie Wallace (James), Viola Gibson (Leroy), Ernestine Holland (Eugene), Dorothy Smith, Ethel Burroughs (James), Mildred Mackall, brother-in-laws, Carlton Jacks and Robert Jacks. Doris departed this life peacefully on August 10, 2017.

Doris attended Calvert County Public Schools. She later worked and retired from White Oaks Navy Yard where she worked in the housekeeping department. She attended Carroll Western United Methodist Church until her health failed. She enjoyed shopping, yard sales, watching her soap operas, Westerns, In the heat of the night and Walker, Texas Ranger. Some of her favorite foods were coconut cake, homemade biscuits, fried fish, and bowls of hot corn bread and milk. Her love was the joy of spoiling her grandkids.

She leaves to cherish her memories four sons: O'landous Brooks (Sandra-deceased), Val Thomas, Howard Long (Beverly-deceased), Gralyn Long (Valerie), two daughters: Gladys Long and Sharon Long-Burton (Stan Sr.), one brother: Major Israel E. Height (US Army Retired), one sister-in law: Rose Holland; three brothers-in-law, Joseph Henson, Gene Long (Catherine) and Floyd Jones; one aunt, Elizabeth Willett, 19 grandchildren, 29 great-Grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

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Visitation

Saturday

19

Aug

10:00 AM 8/19/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/19/2017 11:00:00 AM
Carroll Western UM Church

2325 Adelina Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Carroll Western UM Church
2325 Adelina Road Prince Frederick 20678 MD
United States

Service

Saturday

19

Aug

11:00 AM 8/19/2017 11:00:00 AM
Carroll Western UM Church

2325 Adelina Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Carroll Western UM Church
2325 Adelina Road Prince Frederick 20678 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Saturday

19

Aug

1:00 PM 8/19/2017 1:00:00 PM
Southern Memorial Gardens

10155 Ward Road
Dunkirk, MD 20754

Southern Memorial Gardens
10155 Ward Road Dunkirk 20754 MD
United States
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