Mrs. Lorene C. Long, surviving spouse of Rev. Dr. Arthur V. Long, died on Monday, October 29, 2007.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2 pm, Thursday, November 1 at Wesley Acres in the Community Room, 3520 Grand Avenue, Des Moines.
Reverend Long served Anita-Wiota; Adel; Jefferson; as Boone District Superintendent; Newton, First; as Director, Field Cultivation, General Commission on Promotion & Cultivation; Director, Field Cultivation, Division of Interpretation, Program Council and as UM Communications Consultant. He retired in 1977.
Survivors include her daughters: Barbara Shedd of Boone, IA and Jacqueline Crimins of Boxborough, MA; sons: Richard of West Dundee, IL and Joseph of Yarmouth, ME.
Memorials designated to Wesley Acres Good Samaritan Fund; First United Methodist Church, Des Moines or First United Methodist Church, Evanston, IL.
Bishop Palmer and the Cabinet - October 31, 2007