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Mary (Stogdill) Long, 76, Freetown

Mary A. (Stogdill) Long, 76, passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 15, 2012, at Indiana University Hospital Morgan in Martinsville. She was a resident of Freetown. 

Mary was born Nov. 12, 1936, in Bedford to Otto Levi and Beulah Edna (Wootton) Stogdill. She worked most of her life as an assembly worker for Harmon Becker in Martinsville and PTS Electronics and RCA, both of Bloomington. Mary also worked as a cook for Indiana University in Bloomington.

She was devoted to her family and her church family. Mary was known as a wonderful person who was always there for someone in need. Mary was a member of Country Gospel Music Church in Gnaw Bone and cherished spending time with her grandson, Daniel, and his family. She loved to cook and bake and was famous for her blackberry cobbler. Mary enjoyed working in her yard, mowing and cleaning her home.

She will be greatly missed by her two daughters, Janet A. Long of Freetown and Sally R. Richardson of Bloomington; grandchildren, Daniel L. (LaNora) Richardson of Columbus, Brian E. Richardson of Madisonville, Ky., and Jama Pierce of Spencer; great-grandchildren Jonathon Grubb of Terre Haute, Samantha Grubb of Bloomington, and Jeff and Jordan Pierce, both of Spencer; and great-great-grandchildren, Nikolai, Eva and Jaxson Russell. She will be remembered by her many siblings, Betty Reynolds of Greenfield, Lou Ella Stogdill and Sarah Mullis, both of Bloomington, Lloyd Stogdill of Freetown, James “Bud” Stogdill of Nineveh, Joseph Stogdill of Greenwood and Samuel Stogdill of Franklin.

Mary was preceded in death by a son-in-law, James R. Richardson; one great-great-grandson, Jeremy Dean Richardson; sisters, Norma Nash and Thelma Strunk; and brothers, Warren, William, David, Walter and Charles Stogdill.

The Rev. Jim Ackerman will conduct a funeral service at noon Monday, Nov. 19 at Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East in Gnaw Bone. Visitation for family and friends will be from 10 a.m. until service time Monday at the church. Burial will be in Houston Cemetery in Jackson County.       

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Mary’s family strongly suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be sent in honor of her to Alzheimer’s Disease South Central Chapter, P.O. Box 547, Columbus, IN 47202.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Long family at www.meredith-clark.com.

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  • November 1
    Annual chicken noodle dinner, craft bazaar at Christiansburg church
    4 to 7 p.m. Christiansburg United Methodist Church, 7372 S. Christianburg Road
  • November 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 1
    Annual craft, bake sale at Helmsburg church
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St.
  • November 1
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 1
    Annual bazaar, quilt raffle, bake sale, bean dinner
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Goshen Community Church, 2798 Gatesville Road, Bean Blossom
  • November 3
    Nashville Redevelopment Commission
    4:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • November 4
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • November 4
    Government offices CLOSED
  • November 4
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    7 to 8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 5
    Woodworkers club
    7 p.m. Charlie Roush's Shop, 6987 Christianberg Road
  • November 5
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 6
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • November 6
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 6
    Salt Creek Trail Committee
    10 a.m. BC Parks & Rec. Office, 1001 Deer Run Lane
  • November 6
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. Helmsburg Elementary School, 5378 Helmsburg School Road
  • November 6
    Rotary Club
    7:15 a.m. Artists Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 7
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 8
    Second Saturday Village Art Walk
    5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Nashville
  • November 8
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • November 8
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 8
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 11
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 11
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • November 12
    Mandatory scholarship meeting at the high school
    6:30 p.m. Brown County High School, 235 School House Lane
  • November 12
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 13
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 14
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 15
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 15
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 18
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 19
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 20
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road