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Helen J. Long

Helen J. Long Helen J. Long

Helen J. Hampton Long, 76, Georgetown, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.

Born Feb. 24, 1944, in New Albany, she was the daughter of William Hampton and Leola Smith Hampton Wilkerson.

She was a homemaker and a member of New Beginnings Community Church in New Albany.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Lester Long; a daughter, Alice Long; and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include two sons, Robert P. Long Sr. of Georgetown and Douglas R. Long of Ramsey; two daughters, Lora J. Savell of Carrollton, Ky., and Vickie L. Scarpulla of New Salisbury; a brother, Kenneth Hampton of New Albany; a sister, Ruth Lindley of Fredericksburg; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation: Tuesday, Aug. 25, from noon to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 26, after 10 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown.

Funeral: Wednesday, Aug. 26, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Edwardsville Cemetery.

Officiant: Pastor Mike McCarty.

Due to COVID-19, we are limited to under 60 people inside the funeral home at one time and masks are required as well as practicing social distancing. We are not allowed to have food to share during this time.