Long, Velva Margaret

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Velva Margaret Long, 82, of Radford, passed away Thursday, December 23, 2010. She was born in Floyd County on September 12, 1928 the daughter of the late Kyle and Nora Phillips Akers.

She was preceded in death by her parents, son-in-law Jeffrey Worrell, two sisters and three brothers. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Warren Harrison “Weasel” Long; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Mike Conklin of Radford; grandchildren and their spouses, Kimberly and Garry Wright of Pulaski and Jason and Holly Worrell of Draper; great grandchildren Nathan Wright and Meriam and Jeffrey Worrell; brothers James K. and Troy B. Akers, both of Radford; and sisters Edith Sutphin, and Mary Buckner, both of Radford, and Reva Martin of Christiansburg.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 11 AM at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford with Rev. Bobby Lorton and Rev. Randy Morris officiating. Interment will follow in the Highland Memory Gardens in Dublin. The family will receive friends from 5 PM until 7 PM Monday at the funeral home.

The Long family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com