OBITUARY SUBMITTED BY:
1272 Hwy 367 N, P.O. Box 650, Bald Knob, AR
Billy Wayne Long
Published: December 1, 2012
Billy Wayne Long, 72, died Thursday, November 29, 2012. He was born August 23, 1940 in Velvet Ridge to the late Charles Andrew and Artie Rose Cox Long. He was an Army veteran and a member of the First Assembly of God in Bald Knob. Mr. Long enjoyed hunting, fishing and farming. In his spare time he like to put puzzles together.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Long; children, Sandra Piker and her husband Lavon of Fouke, Billy Joe Long and his wife Darla of Piedmont, Oklahoma, Melvin William Long and his wife Nancy of Yukon, Oklahoma, Rhonda Lynn Weatherly and her husband Garland of Judsonia, Kathy Austin and her husband Stephan of Searcy; 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Essie Luttrell of Hobbs, Indiana and Dessie Lee Prince of Frankford, Indiana and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; nine brothers and sisters and one great-granddaughter, Dorothy Kaylen Harper.
Visitation will be held Saturday from 6-8 p.m. Services will be conducted Sunday, 2 p.m. Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Lavon Piker officiating. Interment will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home Bald Knob-Judsonia. www.powellfuneralhome.net.