She was born Dec. 28, 1935 in Linton.
She was a graduate of Scotland High School class of 1953 and later Indiana Business College. She was retired as a court reporter for the Greene County Superior Court and was a member of the Antioch Christian Church.
She was married to Robert Jack Long on Feb. 22, 1958.
She is survived by daughter, Shawna Jane Long of Bloomfield and her fiancÚ Steve Risacher of Loogootee; son, Robert Darren Long (Amy) and grandchildren Hannah and Noah Long all of Terre Haute; one brother, Jack Bucher (Jyme) of Bloomfield and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Jack Long on April 20, 2006, her parents and an infant daughter, Lisa Monique.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and was an excellent cook. She liked tending to her flowers and was an avid mushroom hunter. She was a kind and considerate person and always put the wants and needs of others before her own.
Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, at Antioch Christian Church in rural Bloomfield, with Rev. Arlen Pope officiating. Interment will be in Antioch Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield and one hour prior to services Thursday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Antioch Church Cemetery.
Online condolences to the family are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.