Harris, Mary Frances Long (LaFayette)

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Mary Long
Mary Long
Mary Frances Long Harris, 85, of LaFayette, passed away on Monday, March 26, 2018.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Junior Harris; sons, Charles Lee Hampton and Wesley Steve Harris; parents, Raymond Paul Long Sr., and Rosa Mitchell Long; sister, Pauline Wallin; brothers, Billy Long, Jerry Long and Raymond “Pappy” Long.

She is survived by her children, Richard Allen Hampton, Terry Rex Hampton, David Ray Hampton, and Tina Lynn Harris; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; sister, Vicky Wallace; brother, Wayne Long; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 30, in LaFayette Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers are Matthew Hampton, Benjamin Hampton, Christopher Hampton, Dameon Barfield, Shane Harris, and Andre Clemons.

Visitation will be held from 2–3 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

The family has requested no flowers. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association North Georgia Regional Office, 922 East Morris Street, Dalton, Ga. 30721.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

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