Idell Gibson Long   (GROVETOWN, Ga.)

GROVETOWN, Ga. - Mrs. Idell Gibson Long, age 90, wife of the late Clayton Long, went home to be with her heavenly father on July 16, 2009. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 18, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. at Bellevue Memorial Gardens Chapel with Rev. Lucius Cato officiating. Mrs. Long will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the Chapel. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery. Mrs. Long was born in Lancaster, S.C.. She was preceded in death by her parents, Aaron Gibson and Maude Miles Gibson. Survivors include three sons, Ben A. Long and wife, Barbara, Appling, Robert Lazar, Jr. and wife, Betty, Appling; Glenn Allen Wilson, Jr. and wife Bonnie, Appling; seven grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 6-8 p.m. Florist: Sat. 9 a.m. Thomas L. King Funeral Home. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-July 17, 2009