Rebecca Ann Elliott Long, 71, died on July 8, 2017. She was born June 10, 1946 at Rosiclare, IL to Ray and Marie Sheldon Elliot. Becky married Alfred “Abby” Long on October 16, 1964.
She is survived by her husband of almost 53 years, Abby Long; her daughter, Leigh Merritt; son-in-law Byron Merritt; three grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins; and a host of friends.
Becky was preceded in death by her parents; brother; and a grandson, Justin Merritt.
Hardin County Funeral Services, Rose Gilbert Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family will receive visitors from 10:00 a.m. until funeral time. Rev. Arthur Austin Jr. will officiate the services. Burial will follow at Cave Hill Cemetery.