BEAVER, Okla. – Neoma Mae Long, 84, died Friday, July 30, 2010, in Beaver, Okla.
She was born Dec. 21, 1925, to Flossie Geneva and Thomas Irvin Johnson in the Greenough community.
She married Everett Long July 4, 1953. He survives.
She graduated from Greenough High School in 1944.
She taught school in a one-room school house at Valley Center. She also worked as a telephone operator in Forgan, Okla., and as a dietician and bus driver at the Forgan, Okla., school for many years.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Forgan and a Sunday school teacher.
She enjoyed tending her flowers, gardening and cooking.
She is also survived by one son, Everett Long Jr. and wife, Katy, Woodward, Okla., one daughter, Jeannie and husband, Jack, Slaton, Texas; one brother; Sialas Johnson, Farmington, N.M.; one sister, Joann Swallow, Forgan; three grandsons, Drew Long, Shawnee, Okla., Logan Long, Woodward, and Jake Rieck, Amarillo, Texas; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister who died in infancy.
o Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Forgan United Methodist Church with David Gordon and Drew Long presiding.
Burial will be at the Forgan Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Churc of Forgan.