Peggy J. Long, 82, Reeds, MO, passed away at her home on Monday morning, September 4, 2017 after a long illness.

Peggy J. Long, 82, Reeds, MO, passed away at her home on Monday morning, September 4, 2017 after a long illness.
Peggy Joanne Houston was born January 19, 1935 in Jasper County, MO to Allen and Maggie Houston (Hickey). Peggy married Loyal Long on April 21, 1953 in Carthage, MO; he preceded her in death on March 24, 1980.  She was a homemaker.
Survivors include, three daughters; Susan D. Garrison (husband Freddie), Reeds, MO, Deborah K. Burton (husband Rick), La Russell, MO, Lori A. Spurgeon (husband Kenneth), Reeds, MO, two sons; Buddy A. Long (wife Marcie), Reeds, MO, Stanley E. Long (wife Rachel), Reeds, MO, one sister; Donna Daughtery, Chafee, MO, eighteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two sisters, Martha Decker, Mary Houston, and three brothers, Allen Houston, Jr., Douglas Houston, Bobby Houston.
Visitation will be held 6 p.m. – 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 in the Knell Mortuary Chapel. Graveside service will be held 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 at Reeds Cemetery, Reeds, MO. Minister Darrell Phipps will officiate. Online condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortuary.com. Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.