In Memory

Prudence Tam (Long)

LIMA — Prudence A. Long, 71, passed away at 5:12 a.m., Saturday, November 18, 2017 surrounded by her family at her home.

Prudence was born June 26, 1946 in Lima, Ohio to R. Stanley Tam who survives and Juanita M. (Lindeman) Tam who is deceased. On August 17, 1968 she married Dr. Darrell P. Long who survives in Lima.

Prudence was a graduate of Lima Senior High School in 1964 and received her degree from Asbury College, Wilmore, KY in 1968. Prudence taught school in Savannah, GA. and at Bath, Elida and Shawnee Schools in Lima. She also taught calligraphy for many years in the Lima area. She is a 58 year member of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church. Prudy attends Bluelick Bible Church for the past 12 years and taught Sunday School classes there. She is a 30 year member of Lima Women's Club and currently is the Historian for the group. She is also a member of the Art Study Group and Children Choosing Christ. She taught the Good News Club at Horace Mann Elementary School.

She is blessed with a family who loved her dearly, her sons, Stuart Long of Westerville, Ohio, and Stanley T. (Kristen) Long of Lima, her daughter, Sarah E. (Michael) Fennell of Parker, CO., Grandchildren, Seth, Molly and Jack Fennell and Savannah and Jacob Long. Prudence siblings include, Rachel (Glen) Day of Westerville, OH., Rebecca (d) (Wesley) Lytle of St. Marys, OH., and Candace (Paul) Von Tobel of Valparaiso, IN.

Funeral services will begin 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Bluelick Bible Church, Pastor Jim Neighbors will officiate the service. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL and also one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Bluelick Bible Church, 1138 W Bluelick Road, Lima, Ohio, 45801.

Condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Home
Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services
1170 Shawnee Rd
Lima, OH 45805
(419) 228-5474
Published in The Lima News from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2017

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11/21/17 02:51 PM #1    

Peggy Miner (Miller)

Prudy was such a strong and classy lady who always had a big smile. 

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