Obituaries: Beatrice "Peggy" Margaret Long (1924-2007)

May 01, 2007 11:00 pm

Beatrice "Peggy" Margaret Long died April 28, 2007, in Brookings. She was 82.

She was born Nov. 2, 1924, to Henry and Beatrice (Morton) Cashmore in Brimington, England. She became a U.S. citizen in 1982.

Peggy moved from Hermitage, Penn., in 2000 to Crescent City. She was a past member of the English Club in Pennsylvania and enjoyed bowling.

She is survived by her son, Samuel H. Long of Columbus, Ga.; her daughter, Peggy DePew of Wolf Creek, Ore.; her sisters, Rose Draper of Prairie Grove, Ark., and Kath Beech of Clearlake.

She is also survived by two granchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ogle "Doc" Long in 2001, brother Harry Cashmore and her parents Henry in 1938 and Beatrice in 1952.

The family requests contributions to Park View Special Care Center, care of the Peggy Long Training Fund, P.O. Box 6988, Brookings, OR 97145.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel.