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Bessie Long

Bessie Long, 88, New Albany, died Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, at Lincoln Hills Health Care Center in New Albany.
Born Sept. 21, 1921, in Louisville, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Myrtle Ross Austin.
She was a production worker for New Albany Box and Basket and a member of Seven Day Adventist Church in New Albany.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Gladys Darlene Lynch, and two brothers, Clarence and John Austin.
Survivors include her husband, Ershel Long; two grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral: Monday, March 1, at 1 p.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown with burial in Edwardsville Cemetery.