Ruth Burge Long's obituary , Passed away on May 15, 2024 in Hickory, North Carolina

Ruth Burge Long

July 1, 1939 - May 15, 2024 (84 years old)

Hickory, North Carolina

Ruth Burge Long's obituary , Passed away on May 15, 2024 in Hickory, North Carolina

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Ruth Burge Long Obituary

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Ruth Burge Long of Hickory, North Carolina, who passed away on May 15, 2024, at the age of 84, leaving to mourn family and friends. Family and friends are welcome to leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family.

She was predeceased by : her parents, George Burge and Helen Burge; her husband James Long; her sons, Randy Long, Scott Long and John Andrew Long; and her siblings, Paul Burge, Delores Justice and Orphia Allen.

She is survived by : her children, Kathy Byrum of Charlotte, NC, Mark Long of Keller, Gary Long of Hickory and Steve Carpenter of Charlotte, N. C; her brothers, James Burge of Morganton and JD Burge of Richmond; her grandchildren, Sara Matthews (Richland Hills), David Long of Fort Worth, Patrick Chipley of Mooresville, NC, Alex Chipley of Charlotte, NC, Philip Warren of Hickory, NC and Amber Morrison of Granite Falls, NC.; and her great grandchildren, Anna, P. J. Warren of Hickory, NC, Knox, Kenzi Morrison of Granite Falls, NC, Emily, James Matthews, Richland Hills and Emilia Chipley of Charlotte, NC..

Visitation was held on Saturday, May 25th 2024 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Bass-Smith Funeral Home & Crematory (334 2nd St NW, Hickory, NC 28601). A memorial service was held on Saturday, May 25th 2024 at 11:00 AM at the Bass-Smith Funeral Home Chapel (334 2nd St NW, Hickory, NC 28601).

Donations in memory of Ruth Long may be made to Carolina Caring Hospice.

Funeral arrangement under the care of
Bass-Smith Funeral Home & Crematory



Sat

May 25

Visitation

Bass-Smith Funeral Home & Crematory
334 2nd St NW, Hickory, NC 28601

Sat

May 25

Memorial service

Bass-Smith Funeral Home Chapel
334 2nd St NW, Hickory, NC 28601

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