Sam Long, 1936-2019


Funeral services for Sam Allen Long, 82, of Quitman were Jan. 30 at Lowe Funeral Home with Ken Goodson and Jeremiah Thomas officiating. Burial was at Rock Hill Cemetery in Wood County.

Mr. Long died Jan. 27, 2019, in Quitman. He was born June 17, 1936, in Dallas to Mike and Hattie (Stone) Long. He was owner/operator of Sam Long Sand and Gravel for many years and was a member of Rock Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Long lived in Quitman for the last 38 years, coming from Pleasant Grove near Dallas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Annette Rogers Long; brother, John Long; and his sister, Frances Thompson.

Survivors include his son, Lee Allen Long of Yantis; daughter, Debra Long of Grapevine; three sisters, Mary Binion of The Colony; Wanda Howell of Daingerfield, and Patty Bryan of Lewisville; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers will be Greg Holloway, Benji Thompson, Jimmy Long, Harry Darby, Stan Naramore, and Garry Gage.

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