Pamela Sue Long

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Pamela Sue Long, 72, of Nevada, passed away Sunday, July 16, at Moore Few Care Center in Nevada. Pam was born March 5, 1945, in Sedalia, Mo., the daughter of Bob and Maurine (Ridgeway) Long. As a young girl Pam was Baptized and a member of First Christian Church in Sedalia, where the family attended for many years.

Pam graduated from Smith Cotton High School where she was a member of the National Honor Society, Future Homemakersí of America and a member of the National Forensic League. As a member of the Tanglenook 4-H Pam served as president and also served as secretary of the Pettis County 4H Council. She was a 4-H delegate to the American Royal in 1962 and was 4-H County Medal winner in foods and clothing. She also won the Missouri 4-H Key Award that same year.

These early accomplishments led to her career as a Home Economics teacher at Marysville Public School in Marysville, Mich., for many years until her retirement. Pam taught in Marysville but lived in nearby Port Huron, Mich., where she enjoyed sewing, quilting, cooking and gathering with her friends.

Pam was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her brother, Dr. Steve Long and wife, Barbara, of Nevada; niece, Kindra Smith and husband, Kelly, of Nevada, their children Silas, Emma, Grace, Ellie and Lindy Smith; niece, Amy Fisher and husband, Justin, of Ft. Scott, their children Blaine, Jozie and Junie; nephew, Dr. Zack Long and wife, Laurie, of Pittsburgh, their children Laikyn, Kayden and Drew; niece, Lindsay Jackson and husband, Dr. Travis, of Nevada, their children Hailey, Lanie, Will and Palmer; and many special friends at Moore Few Care Center.

Services will be Monday, July 24, at 2 p.m. at McLaughlin Funeral Chapel, 519 S. Ohio, Sedalia, Mo., with visitation from 1 p.m. until service time. Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to Hospice of Nevada in care of the funeral chapel. Condolences may be offered online at www.mclaughlinfuneralchapel.com.