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Henry Elton Longshore

October 29, 1930 December 23, 2018
Henry Elton Longshore
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Obituary for Henry Elton Longshore

Mr. Henry Elton Longshore, age 88, of Rockmart, GA passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018 at his residence.

He was born on October 29, 1930 in Orion, Alabama a son of the late Clyde Longshore and the late Willie Tom Register Longshore. Mr. Longshore had lived in Rockmart for a number of years before moving to College Park and then to Riverdale. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served from 1952 to 1954. He retired from the Sherwin-Williams Company where he worked for twenty years as a maintenance supervisor. After his retirement he returned to Rockmart in 1989 and worked with his brother in the Longshore Radiator Business. He was a member of the Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church of Marietta, GA.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers: Rev. Marion Longshore, W.C. Longshore and Wayne Longshore and by two sisters: Laura O'Neal and Helen Chestnut.

Survivors include his wife of over 69 years, Mrs. Mary Haynie Longshore to whom he was married on June 4, 1949; two sisters: Kathleen Lumpkin, Rome and Villa Hubbard, Armuchee; two brothers: Charles Longshore, Hampton and Tony Longshore, Atlanta; a number of nieces and nephews. His extended family included: Father Steve Dalber and his wife Maria and their children: Athena, Johanna and John, Cahrlotte, NC.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 12 noon with Father Panayiotis officiating in the Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church of Marietta, GA. .Interment will follow at 3:30 pm in the New Prospect Baptist Church, Rockmart.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mr. Henry Elton Longshore.


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