Shirley Hawkins Long
June 04, 1937 - August 28, 2017
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Person County, NC
Wednesday August 30, 2017, 6:30-8 PM
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Thursday August 31, 2017, 11 AM
Mill Creek Baptist Church
1562 Mill Creek Road
Roxboro, NC 27574
Shirley Hawkins Long, 80, of 115 Wade Smith Road, Roxboro, died Monday, August 28, 2017. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Jimmy Henderson Hawkins and Estelle Lloyd Hawkins. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her sister, Nell H. Long. She was a Registered Nurse for Halifax Regional Hospital and Person Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Long was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Wesley V. Long of the home; two children: Van Wesley Long and wife, Tammy of Roxboro and Shiree M. Long of Zebulon; one brother, Hilton Hawkins of Roxboro; two sisters: Maxine H. Carlton of West Point, VA and Nadine H. Taylor of Raleigh; two grandchildren: Lindsay Michelle Long and Andrew Wesley "Drew" Long, both of Roxboro.
Visitation will be held from 6:30-8 PM Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at the Brooks & White Funeral Home and other times at the home of Van & Tammy Long (111 Scotland Place, Roxboro).
Funeral service will be 11 AM Thursday, August 31, 2017 at Mill Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Gerald Hodges and Rev. Gene Hawkins officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Drew Long, Keith Watts, Ryan Watts, Mike King, Bill Hawkins, Michael Hawkins and Mark Hawkins.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.