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Tula Long

September 18, 1949 — April 25, 2023

Gastonia

Tula Long

 

Tula Delaine Wilson Long, 73, of Gastonia, passed away at her residence on April 25, 2023. She was born September 18, 1949, in Gaston County, to the late Ben Lee and Clara Edna Hodge Wilson. She is preceded in death by her husband, Bill Henderson Long.

Tula graduated from Central Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Science in English. She was a devoted member of CWA local 3603 for many years.

Left to cherish her memories are her daughter, Shannon Meadows; granddaughter, Delaine “Lainey” Meadows; sisters, Donna Caldwell, Cindy West (Pug), Brenda White (Hal), Lillian Todd (Grier); nieces and nephews, Ben & Angela Caldwell, Andrew & Amber Caldwell, Stephen & Victoria Caldwell, Tiffany West, Leigh Ann & Bill Fulcher, Angela West & Tim Conner, Tripp & Leigh White, Luke & Tyler White, Monica Harvell; 14 great nieces and nephews.

Tula’s Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, April 28, 2023, at Sisk-Butler Funeral Home with Reverend Ben Caldwell officiating.

Her family will receive friends from 12:00 to 12:45 prior to the service at the funeral home.

To offer condolences, please visit www.siskbutler.com.

Arrangements by Sisk-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Bessemer City.

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Visitation

Friday, April 28, 2023

12:00 - 12:45 pm (Eastern time)

Sisk-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services

730 Gastonia Hwy, Bessemer City, NC 28016

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Memorial Service

Friday, April 28, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sisk-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services

730 Gastonia Hwy, Bessemer City, NC 28016

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