Neva Long

Neva Long

November 12, 1934 - August 25, 2019

Neva P. Long, 84, of Mt. Pleasant passed away on Sunday, August 25, 2019, at her home in Mt. Pleasant.

A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 7, 2019, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Mt. Pleasant with the Reverend Paul Connolly celebrant. Burial will be in the St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call after 1 p.m. on Friday at the Murphy Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant where the family will be present from 5 to 7 p.m. A memorial has been established in her memory.

Neva was born on November 12, 1934, at Brownfield, Texas, the daughter of Eusebio & Nestora (Gutierrez) Prieto. She was united in marriage to David W. Long on October 27, 1956, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Albuquerque, New Mexico, he preceded her in death on December 2, 2013. Neva and David moved to Mt. Pleasant in 1967.

She worked for the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant in Middletown, Metromail, and later for Heatilator in Mt. Pleasant retiring after 23 years. She enjoyed watching Wheel of Fortune, crossword puzzles, embroidering and spending time watching her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Neva was a devoted catholic and was a member of the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Mt. Pleasant.

Neva is survived by her children; Vivian (Randy) Baxter of Mt. Pleasant, Dwayne Long of Camden Point, Missouri, Bonnie Auwerda of Mt. Pleasant, Neva Irene Smith of Mt. Pleasant and Robert (Vida) Long of Mt. Pleasant; 15 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren, her brother-in-law, Santos Silva Jr.

Neva was preceded in death by her parents, her husband David Long, one son Raymond Charles Long, and her sister, Elma Silva.

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