Joan Long

Obituary of Joan Elizabeth Long

Joan Elizabeth Long passed away on August 1, 2019 at the age of 79.  She was born in 1939 in New Orleans, Louisiana and was a current resident of Slidell, Louisiana.  Joan is the beloved wife of Gus Long Sr. and the loving mother of Gus Long Jr. (Becky), Cindy Bryant, Joey Long Sr. (Jeanne), Jerry Long Sr., and Julie Ard (Larry). She is the caring grandmother to Gus Long III, Racheal Schorle, Heather Melton, Chrystal Cervantes, Heather Meyer, Lacey Long, Natalie Long, Joey Long Jr., Jerry Long Jr., Breann Heart, Cassidy Long, Jacob Ard, Daniel Ard, and the late David Lincoln III. Joan is the sister of Joyce Henderson and Robert Holm Jr. She was predeceased by her parents Robert Holm Sr. and Louise Flick.  Joan was retired from the St. Tammany Parish School Board and loved nothing more than spending time with her loving family.  She will be greatly missed by many and fondly remembered by all who knew her. Private services will be held at a later date.  Memories and condolences may be shared at

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