Annabelle “Ann” Long, 87, rural Peru, formerly of Wabash, died at 8:55 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, at her home.
She was born June 30, 1933, in North Grove, to Atlee and Mary (Hostetler) Miller.
She was a 1951 graduate of Clay Township High School in Miami County. She married Alvin A. Long in North Grove on Jan. 26, 1962; he died Jan. 16, 1999. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Church of Christ in Peru. She enjoyed reading, watching westerns and game shows on television, and especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
She is survived by eight children: Michael (Christy) Long, Peru; Lori (William “Bill”) Hitchcock, New Haven; Scott (Jackie) Long, Wabash; Eric (Melissa) Long, Anderson; Kay (Robert) Radel, Peru; Suzy (Tony) Peterka, Dayton, Ohio; Howard (Tina) Long and Dale Long, all of Peru; 22 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers: Charles and Eldon Miller; and three sister:, Ruth Avery, Dorothea Schmittou, and Betty Miller.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 4, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Evangelist Shane Capps officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is First Church of Christ in Peru.