Beverly DeLong

Beverly J. DeLong, age 75 of Missouri Valley, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at her home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Beverly was born on May 26, 1936 to Ernest Q. Wilcox Sr. and Sarah (Lewis) Wilcox in Ottumwa, Iowa. Beverly married John, July 22, 1954 in Hastings, Nebraska. They owned and operated DeLong Upholstery. John passed away June 2, 1990. Beverly had many hobbies. She loved crocheting, reading, needlepoint, and her pets. She loved being surrounded by her family. Beverly was preceded in death by her husband John H. DeLong, three children; Rosanna Marie Holmes, John E. DeLong, Jackie Sue Swanson, parents; Ernest Sr. and Sarah (Lewis) Wilcox, siblings; Barbara Lesseden, JoAnn Albright, Ernest Q. Wilcox Jr. Survivors include her children, Rena May DeLong and family, Jay D. DeLong and family, Joe D. DeLong and family, Robert Swanson and family, eighteen grandchildren and seventeen great and step grandchildren. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship at the Community of Christ Church in Missouri Valley following the committal. In Loving Memory Of Beverly J. DeLong Born May 26, 1936 Ottumwa, Iowa Entered Into Rest February 25, 2012 Missouri Valley, Iowa Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Connie McWilliams Taped Selections “Wings of a Dove” “Green, Green Grass of Home” “Peace in the Valley” Casket Bearers Jay DeLong Joe DeLong Dalton DeLong Dan Swanson Tony Swanson Matt Holmes Honorary Bearers Bob Swanson John DeLong Matt Klabunde Mark Bieler Final Resting Place Oak Grove Cemetery-Missouri Valley, Iowa

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