April 29, 2009
MIDWEST CITY, Okla. — Lester Evelyn Mitchell DeLong, 87, died April 25, 2009, at Hospice Quality Care in Dell City, Okla. Services are today at 3 p.m. at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home Chapel in Amory with Dr. Lloyd Sweatt officiating. Burial will follow at Haughton Memorial Park. Visitation is today for two hours prior to services at the funeral home. Mrs. DeLong was born Feb. 6, 1921, in Amory to the late Arthur and Daisy Mitchell. She was a member of the Meadowood Baptist Church in Midwest, Texas. She was president for several terms of AARP in Midwest City. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ross Edwin DeLong Sr. She is survived by her son, Ross Edwin DeLong Jr. of San Antonio; daughters, Margaret Pederson of Luther, Okla., and Linda K. Young of Arcadia, Okla.; six brothers; one sister; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Ross Erick DeLong, Richard Young, Earnest Mitchell and other family members. Memorials may be made to the organization of choice.