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Edith Marcella Long Oxford
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1930
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 2013
Jasper County
Missouri, USA

Edith Marcella Long Oxford, age 82 of Joplin, passed away at her home at 4:49 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013.

Born October 18, 1930 in Joplin, she was the daughter of the late Harry Lee Austin Long and Lela Irene Hodges Long and lived in Joplin her lifetime. As a teenager she worked at the M & O Cigar factory, but was a homemaker most of her life.

On December 20, 1947, she married Albert "Red" Lanta Oxford, Jr. He preceded her in death on April 19, 1997.

Survivors include daughters, Beverly Sadler and husband Jim, Pam McReynolds and husband Larry, Paula Esterline, Kathy Esterline, Terry Oxford and husband Chris, Marcia Stephens and husband Tim, Tracy Cox and husband Duane, all of Joplin; sons, Randy Oxford, Brian Oxford, Mark Oxford and Michael Shane Oxford, all of Joplin; a sister, Myrna Boles and husband Gerald of Phoenix, Ariz.; 26 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Osborne Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Duane Cox, Sr. officiating and family serving as pallbearers.

Family links: 
  Harry Lee Austin Long (1891 - 1948)
  Lela Irene Hodges Long Keefer Anderson (1898 - 1961)
  Albert Lanta Oxford (1924 - 1997)
  Myrna Frances Long*
  Austin Alan Long (1915 - 1984)*
  Walter Edwin Long (1918 - 1982)*
  Harold Franklin Long (1920 - 1981)*
  Richard Clay Long (1923 - 1990)*
  Wayne Eugene Long (1925 - 1936)*
  Earl Arthur Long (1927 - 2010)*
  Alfred Paul Long (1929 - 1972)*
  Edith Marcella Long Oxford (1930 - 2013)
  Eunice Marie Long (1933 - 1988)*
  Harry Lee Long (1937 - 2009)*
  Morris Rex Long (1942 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Osborne Memorial Cemetery
Newton County
Missouri, USA
Created by: NJBrewer
Record added: Apr 30, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 109757136
Edith Marcella <i>Long</i> Oxford
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In memory of one of the "M & O" girls of long ago.
- NJBrewer
 Added: May. 30, 2013
For my 2nd cousin 1x removed, may you rest in peace.
- Lynne Sherer Sitkiewicz
 Added: May. 30, 2013

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