Obituary – Long, Olive “Jean” (Oden)

Olive "Jean" (Oden) Long

Class of 1946

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Jean Oden

Secretary of Home Room ’43-’44, Library Staff ’45-’46, Band ’40-’46, Red Hots ’45-’46.

Olive “Jean” (Oden) Long

August 23, 1928 – October 28, 2020

Jean Long, 92-year-old Enid resident, died October 28, 2020, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center.

Jean was born Aug. 23, 1928, in Perry to Brent and Olive (Miller) Oden She attended Perry Schools, graduating with the class of 1946.

On Oct. 12, 1949, she married James D. Long. The couple made their home in Enid where Jean worked at Enid General Hospital. In 1978, she obtained her nursing degree from NOC. She worked at Integris Bass Baptist for many years until retiring in 1994. Even after retirement, she stayed active volunteering at Our Daily Bread as well as other charities.

She was a long-time member of Central Christian Church and Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, James.

She is survived by her sons, Stuart and wife, Kathiann of Enid; Kevin and wife, Barbara of Florida; three granddaughters, Traci Hamm; Kristi Long; Jamie James; seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov.7, 2020, in the Chapel of Central Christian Church with Reverend Tom Stanley officiating. Cremation arrangements and services are under the direction of Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home. Memorials can be given to Our Daily Bread with Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home acting as custodian of the fund.