DONNA LUE LONG
Donna Lue Long, 82, of Corydon passed away July 10, 2017, at a local care facility. Donna was born in Abilene, Kan., on March 6, 1935, to James and Ethel (Ike) Smith. After moving to Iowa and attending Seymour High School, Donna Lue was united in marriage to Allen Long on March 15, 1953, at the Seymour United Methodist Church and to this union five children were born.
Donna Lue enjoyed helping her husband on their farm. She enjoyed being a farmerís wife and devoting her time to raising their children. She always looked forward to her Friday morning hair appointments, following the Iowa Hawkeyes and leading a 4-H group for several years. She was an avid sewer and often attended cattle shows and trapping conventions with her husband.
Donna Lue is survived by her children, Shirley (Daniel) Peasley of Allerton, Linda (Tim) Glenn of Plano, Sharon (Rick) Hamilton of Chariton, Annette (Jeff Hammel) of Keokuk and Andy (Carol) Long of Hamilton; grandchildren, Tara, Cade, LeeAnn, Ray, Brock, Blake, Velvet, Jami, Jodi, Justin, Tony, Lindsy, Alicia, Kalea, Champ and Chanda; stepgrandchildren, Bret, Clinton, Melissa, Travis and Brendan as well as 32 great- grandchildren; sister, Nancy (Ronnie) Banks of Seymour and her brother, Byron (Cheryl) Smith of Arkansas.
Her parents and her loving husband, Allen in 2007, preceded her in death.
Funeral services were held July 13 at Thomas Funeral Home in Seymour.
Interment followed the services in Southlawn Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Care Initiatives Hospice and online condolences may be shared at www.thomasfh.com.