Marjorie Chandler Long


Mrs. Marjorie Malear Chandler Long, 98, of Richmond, the widow of Sam Long, passed away on Thursday, July 4, 2019, at the Berea Health Care Center.
She was born in Garrard County, Kentucky on October 3, 1920 to the late Alfred and Mary Sowers Malear. She was a homemaker and a long time member of the Big Hill Christian Church where she enjoyed being part of the Friendship Sunday School class.
Survivors include: her daughters, Joyce Kearns, and Lorna Tribble (Al); one step-daughter, Sydney Long; three grandchildren, Kim Welsh (David), Kara Tribble (Mike Bacon), and Kendall Kearns; four great-grandchildren, Ashton Hite (Travis), Hunter Welsh, Drew Welsh, and Sutton Welsh; and 1 great-great-grandchild, Weston Hite; one sister-in-law, Lucille Malear; and a host of other extended family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Noland Chandler; three brothers, Mason, Harold and Rayford Malear; three sisters, Ethel Scott, Lula Ross and Lillian Brandenburg; and her step-son, Sammy Long.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:30 PM Saturday, July 6, 2019, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. David Welsh officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 1:30 PM Saturday, at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be: Kendal Kearns, Al Tribble, Hunter Welsh, David Welsh, and Drew Welsh.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the Big Hill Christian Church Friendship Class.
Donations in memory of Mrs. Long can be made to Hospice Care, 208 Kidd Dr., Berea, KY 40403.
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Published on July 5, 2019
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