Mary Overfelt Long

October 17, 1940 ~ June 23, 2020 (age 79)


Mary Overfelt Long, 79, of Salem passed away at her residence on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

A native of Virginia she was the wife of 42 years to Warren M “Sonny” Long, who survives, and the daughter of Samuel and Lear Overfelt, both deceased. She graduated from Jefferson High School in 1959. Mary worked for General Electric and retired in 2000. She was a member of Faith Wesleyan Church, Moose Lodge #283, and the American Legion Riders.

In addition to her husband she is survived by her daughter, Lisa Overstreet and husband Harry; her son, Daniel Dickerson and wife Janice; seven grandchildren, Sam (Kameron), Joshua, Chris, Danielle, Jazmine, Tyler, and D.J.; five great grandchildren, Alexander, Ellie, Chelsey, Stella, and Gracelyn; two sisters, Nancy Blankenship and Bertha Blake; three brothers, Samuel Overfelt, Jr., Kelvin Overfelt and wife Dreama, and Joseph Overfelt and wife Ruth; her loving dog, Sampson, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister, Sara Hodges and husband William; brother in law, William Hayes; and sister in law, Gloria Overfelt.

The family will receive friends at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem on Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm.

A funeral service will be held at the Lotz Funeral Home Chapel in Salem on Friday, June 26, 2020 at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Faith Wesleyan Church Building Fund, Salem, VA.

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June 25, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lotz Funeral Home - Salem
1330 East Main Street
Salem, VA 24153

Funeral Service
June 26, 2020

1:00 PM
Lotz Funeral Home - Salem
1330 East Main Street
Salem, VA 24153

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