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Gloria Ruth "Susie" Long Holliday
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1941
Tipton
Tipton County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 2012
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Gloria Ruth "Susie" Holliday, age 71, of Tipton, passed away on Saturday December 1, 2012 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born in Tipton, IN on August 11, 1941 to James and Margaret (Tidler) Long. On May 31st, 1959 Susie married her longtime sweetheart Gary Holliday and they shared 53 years of a wonderful marriage together. Susie was a 1959 graduate of Sharpsville High School where she participated in the school choir and cheer block. She was a member of the Atlanta Methodist Church and attended the Scott Lake Baptist Church in Lakeland, Florida while a resident. After relocating back to Tipton, Susie attended the Community Fellowship Church. She had a long career history dating back to 1970 when she became a bus driver for the Tipton Community Schools. During the summer months when not driving, Susie was a manager of the Tipton Swimming Pool where she coached the swim teams for many years and also worked as a contract de-tasseler for Pioneer. Susie loved to knit and quilt, she belonged to a knitting group who called themselves the "Knit-Wits", she also loved watching the Colts, camping, painting and singing at various church events with her husband Gary. She also served as a foster parent from 1973 to 1980. Her survivors include her husband, Gary Holliday of Tipton, her children; Kim Holliday and Kevin Wilson of Houston, TX, Tim and wife Lisa Holliday of Pendleton, IN, Pam and husband Gary Langley of Atlanta, IN. along with her grandchildren; Josh Frabotta, Jessicah Painter, Nick Holliday, Jeremy Holliday, Holly Langley, Blaze Langley, and two great grandchildren Lexie and Beatrice Painter. Other survivors include her siblings; Pearl Gallagher, Linda Reed, Jim Long, and Pam Rippy all of Indiana. She was preceded in death by her parents and a great grand daughter Bella Frabotta. A Homecoming Celebration of her life will be held at 12 PM on Saturday December 8th, 2012 at the Porter Funeral Home located at 726 East North Street in Tipton. Susie's family will receive friends from 10 AM to the time of services at Porter‘s. Pastor Bill Cornwell will be officiating.

 
 
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 Parents:
  James Jay Long (1923 - 1976)
  Margaret E Tidler Long (1925 - 2008)
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Specifically: Gary Holliday
 
Created by: Garry Tidler
Record added: Dec 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102786384
Gloria Ruth Susie <i>Long</i> Holliday
Added by: Garry Tidler
 
 
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I love and miss you.
- Jessicah Painter
 Added: Mar. 11, 2013
 
 
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