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Bettie Marriner Long

Perryhawkin – Bettie M. Long, 84, of here passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018 at her home.

Born July 25, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Elton W. and Nellie (Taylor) Marriner. Bettie was a 1951 graduate of Washington High School. She worked as a secretary and bookkeeper for E.S. Adkins Building Supply Co. in Pocomoke City, Md. and was a member of the Perryhawkin Christian Church. She was an avid animal lover.

She is survived by brother in law Ronnie Long and his wife June of Snow Hill, Md., nieces Becky Jones and her husband Lewis of Newark, Md., Patsy Green and her husband Melvin of Salisbury, Md. and Robyn Donoway and her husband Wally, also of Newark, Md., nephew Wayne Long of Fruitland, Md., and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bobby” Long, son Barry Long, brother Robert Butler and brother in law Curtis Long.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. Friday, July 13, 2018 at Hinman Funeral Home, P.A. in Princess Anne, Md. Friends may call on Thursday, July 12, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Interment will be at Perryhawkin Christian Church Cemetery near Princess Anne. Rev. Jeff Coalter will officiate.

3 comments to Bettie Marriner Long

  • William R. Culver

    Bettie, a long-time friend from an area of the county where many of my family was from. Having grown up somewhat in Perryhawkin I guess we probably got to know Bettie trough the Perryhawkin Church. Over the years my Dad, Hargis Hickman drove the school bus she rode.
    Her grandmother, Sarah Miller and my Great Grandmother were sisters, so of course there is a family connection as well.
    It was alway a pleasure to talk with Bettie. She was one of the most pleasant ladies to speak and chat with. Lots of interest in our community.
    When my wife and I, Dorothy, became involved with Perryhawkin Christian Church we became a bit more acquainted and enjoy several visit at her family home. She will certainly missed in the Community and especially the church. RIP Dear Bettie

  • Gwyn Benny

    I would like to acknowledge my sorrow in hearing about the passing of Betty. She was a one of a kind person. Very energetic and full of life and love of the outdoors and animals and family. She always spoke highly of her family. It was a pleasure to know her.

  • Shirlwy Collins

    I did Bettie an Nellies hair for many years. I enjoyed them both.

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