The memorial funeral for Virginia Love Long, 64, of 636 Frank Whitfield Rd., Hurdle Mills, who died Tuesday, May 16, 2006 at her home, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, May 19, in Brooks & White Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. Jerry Fisher.
Ms. Long was a native of Person County, the daughter of the late Byrd Jackson Long and Myrtle Whitfield Long. Her late sister was Mary Evelyn Long.
She was a poet and had many books and poems published.
Surviving are two sons, Timothy Shawn Long of Wake Forest and Michael B. Long of Kissimmee, Fla.; a brother, Byrd Jackson Long of Washington; two sisters, Sybil Long Jennings of Hurdle Mills and Elaine Long Goolsby of Durham.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Person Animal Protection Society, P.O. Box 291, Roxboro NC 27573.
Published in the May 17, 2006 issue of the Roxboro-Courier Times