Rosemary Rebecca (Carrell) Long, 100, of Zanesville, formerly of Somerset, passed away at 7:45 a.m. Thursday July 8, 2021 at Genesis Hospice-Morrison House. She was born on January 28, 1921 in Mount Perry, a daughter of the late Howard Huffman and Clara Edna (Ardrey) Carrell. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister Josephine (Carrell) Patton who was born in 1920 and died in 1964, her husband James Edgar Long born January 28, 1918 whom she married on March 2, 1940 and passed away December 5, 1995, and one grandson James Glen Long born May 23, 1981 and who passed away July 16, 2004.
She is survived by her two children son Vincent Jay Long and his wife Karen and daughter Carol Beth Curtis. Grandchildren Shawn Douglas MacEachen, Elisa Rose Murdock, and Erin (Patrick) Curtis Collins. Great-grandchildren John Douglas MacEachen, Cambrie Leigh Murdock, Braeden James Collins, and Olivia Grace Collins.
She was a longtime member of the Somerset United Methodist Church where she served in various leadership positions. She belonged to the Stafford CCL, she worked for Ohio Bell Telephone Company during World War II and was a longtime homemaker. She enjoyed art, ceramics, decorating, and playing cards. She graduated from Glenford High School in the class of 1938 and also attended Muskingum College. The family wishes to thank all her caregivers and those at Primrose Retirement Community and the Morrison House.
Friends may call from 7-9 p.m. Sunday July 11, 2021 at William Thompson & Son Funeral Home 5765 Gladstone Drive White Cottage. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Monday July 12, 2021 at Somerset United Methodist Church where friends may call from 1:00 -3:00 p.m. Rev. Karen Walters officiating. Burial will be in Somerset Cemetery.
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