Emma I. Long, 77


Emma I. Long, 77, of Frankford, Del., went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008. She enjoyed working at the Candy Kitchen in Fenwick Island, Del., and most recently in Bethany Beach, Del. She was a member of Blackwater Fellowship Church in Frankford and enjoyed serving others. She was also a longtime member of the Frankford Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.

Long was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Minerva (Derrickson) Gray; and a grandson, Roddie Hudson. She is survived by her loving husband, Orville Long; three daughters, Mary Jane Bennett, Bonnie Lou Hudson and Beverly Irene Sammons; a step-son, Richard Long; four grandchildren, Brian Hudson, Lisa Bennett Ashman, John Sammons and Wendy Sammons; and five great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, with interment in Roxana Cemetery, Roxana, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the Memorial Fund of Blackwater Fellowship Church, 34478 Roxana Rd., Frankford, DE 19945.