Rev. Sharon Lee Long


ALEXANDRIA [mdash] Rev. Sharon Lee Long, 82, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday night, Jan. 10, 2019, at Community Hospital in Anderson, Indiana. Sharon was born on Jan. 18, 1936, in Muncie, to Chester Earl and Garnet Bell (Leicht) Kelly.
Sharon graduated from Muncie Central in 1954 and went on to pursue her teaching degree at Ball State University. She married the love of her life, Larry Harold "Dutch" Long in 1958. She was a minister and a teacher, a pastor at First United Church of Christ and East Side Evangelical Church. Sharon loved the Lord and her family dearly.
Sharon is survived by her children, LeEtta Brewer (Mike), Lynn Jackman (Kip), Brian Long, Kelley Long and Lisa Marquis; a sister, LeAnna Hood (Lyle); 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Sharon is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 55 years, Larry "Dutch" Long; and sister MaryEtta Zartman.
A funeral service for Rev. Sharon Long will be held on Tuesday at noon at Parson Mortuary in Muncie with Pastor Craig Patty officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the service time. Burial will follow in Marion National Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to the Long family at
Published on January 12, 2019
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