Ruthie Doris Long

Ruthie Doris Long, 90, of Quitman, MS, passed away on August 11, 2019, at Diversicare in Meridian, MS.  She was born on July 5, 1929 to Joe and Ruthie (Thornhill) Evans in Clarke County, MS.

Doris is survived by her husband, Cleo Long; son, Larry (Debrah Lea) Long; sister, Joanne Shirley and grandchild, Brattany Buckle. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Ruthie Evans.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. at Wright's Funeral Home, Quitman.    

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at the Wright's Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Richard Coats officiating. Burial will take place in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Miller, Joshua Miller, Roger Kennedy, Kyle Kennedy, Gary Doggett and George Beck.

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