Joyce M. Long

LONG, Joyce Marie, 68, of Burgettstown, PA, passed away suddenly on September 18, 2013.

She was born to the late Freda and Chester Greathouse of Wileyville, WV, on February 8, 1945.

Joyce was retired for 11 years where she spend her time caring for and enjoying her three grandchildren, Dustin, Wyatt and Madelyn Speer and her dog companion, Wolfie.

Joyce is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jana and Ralph Speer, and three grandchildren, Dustin, Wyatt and Madelyn all of Burgettstown, PA. A daughter, Justina Hendrickson and two grandchildren, Clarissa and Cole of Minnesota. A son, John Long II, also of Minnesota.

Joyce leaves behind many friends and extended family including close companion of 18 years, Larry McClure of Burgettstown, PA, and three special nieces, Donna Straight of New Martinsville, WV, Debbie Drennen of Earnshaw, WV, and Missy Goode of Valley Bend, WV, who she loved greatly.

Friends will be received on Sunday, September 22, 2013, from 2- 7 p.m. at Palmer Funeral Home where the service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park, New Martinsville, WV. Online condolences may be expressed at