Daisy Long

Sunday, May 19, 2002

JACKSON, Mo. -- Daisy Long, 88, of Jackson died Saturday, May 18, 2002, at The Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Feb. 7, 1914, in Jackson, the daughter of Thomas Edward and Stella Mae Ramsey Godwin. She first married Wilson Lewis in 1933, and he preceded her in death. She later married Harry Long in Feb. 9, 1946, and he died May 25, 1967.

She worked for International Shoe in Jackson for 30 years and was part owner of Jackson Bowling Alley. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Jackson and Altenthal-Joerns American Legion Post 158 Auxiliary and helped organize the Auxiliary Post Bingo Committee. She was the first woman to be elected to the Jackson City Council and served several terms. She was inducted into the Missouri State Bowling Hall of Fame.

Survivors include: two sons, Gary Edward Lewis of Jackson and James Wilson Lewis of Sheffield Lake, Ohio; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, a daughter, two brothers and a sister.

Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Dr. Brian Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery.