Mrs. Bettye Sue (Owen) Long, 87 of
Madison, Alabama, died Saturday, August 10, 2019 at her residence.
Services will be 11am Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Spry Funeral Home Chapel in
Athens with Mike Winkler officiating, visitation is from 6pm until 9pm Friday
at Spry Funeral Home.
Mrs. Long graduated from Hazel Green High School and from
Business College in Huntsville, Alabama. She retired from the Department of
Defense at Redstone Arsenal’s Finance and Accounting Division. She and her
husband also worked in Real Estate and Home Construction. She was a member of
the Madison Church of Christ and Order of the Eastern Star Athens Chapter No.
214. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother who was devoted to her
family, she enjoyed spending time with her family, helping veterans, and
Preceded in death by: Husband of 56 years, Jesse Earl Long,
Jr., Father, Jack Lee Owen, Mother: Susie Strong Owen, Brothers, Harold Owen,
James Owen and Robert Owen, Sisters, Thelma Owen, Anna Mae McCollum, Nancy
Kramer, and Rosalie Yelton. Survivors: Daughter, Bettye Lee Long-Walden,
Son-in-Law, Tray Walden, Granddaughter, Bettye Katherine (Kate) Walden, several
Nieces and Nephews, Loving Caregivers Lorene Anderson, Julia Byam, and Shelia
Pallbearers will be Tray Walden, Walter Edmund Daniels Jr., Ted
Whitney, Billy Malone, Jeremy Clough, and Jimmy McCarley