Shelley Marie Long, 70

Shelley Marie Long, 70, of Andrews, died at 5:18 pm, Sunday, March 12, 2023, at her home.  She was born on Oct. 21, 1952, in Wabash, to Jack Leroy and Roxanna Marie (Fearnow) Campbell.
Shelley was a 1970 graduate of Wabash High School. Her first marriage was to Tom Barrus. She then married James E. Long in Roanoke, on Sept. 17, 1977. Shelley worked 20 years for Bertsch Food Service in Wabash, retiring in 1997, and also sold Avon and Tupperware.
She was a member of Dora Christian Church, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and the Wabash Women’s Bowling League. She loved bowling, and bowled three times a week. She also enjoyed hummingbirds, and painting. 
She is survived by her husband, James E. Long of Andrews; three children, Tisha Barrus, Kristina Barrus, and Cameron Long, all of Andrews; five step-children, James (Karen) Long, Jr. of Battle Creek, Mich., Valencia Long of South Bend, Jeffrey Long of Peru, John Long of Warsaw, and Jan (Amanda) Long of River Haven; three grandchildren, Colton Drabenstot of Andrews, Taylor Barrus of LaFontaine, and Tasia Drabenstot of Huntington; several step-grandchildren; and her sister, Helen (Marion) Hattabaugh of Roann. 
She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Cindice Barrus.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Thursday, March 16, 2023, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Mark Wisnewski, minister and Michael Scorsone officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, and one hour prior to the service Thursday.
Preferred memorial is Parkview Hospice.
The memorial guest book for Shelley may be signed at

Posted on 2023 Mar 14