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Doris Choplin Long-Williams

August 30, 1931 — January 17, 2024

Rural Hall Chapel

Doris Choplin Long-Williams

Doris Choplin Long-Williams, 92, was called home by her heavenly father on Wednesday, January 17, 2024. She was born on August 30, 1931, in Yadkin County to Charlie and Sally Smitherman Choplin. Doris graduated from East Bend High School in 1950. She played basketball for all 4 years in high school and was team captain. She was married to Jack D. Long, the love of her life for 38 years. He passed away on March 18, 1989.  God blessed her and Jack with 3 wonderful children. Mike (Phyllis) Long of Pfafftown, Phil Long of Bethania and Jackie (Chris) Long Lankford of King. She has four grandchildren Brandy (Ben) Long Hooker of Rural Hall, Charlie (Amy) Long of Kernersville, Anna Lankford and Joe Lankford of King. She has six great grandchildren: Carter, Wyatt and Sawyer Long and Leah, Chloe, and Jacob Hooker.   She was also married to Ross Williams, also deceased. Doris grew up in a large family of love, fellowship and family gatherings. She was preceded in death by her husbands Jack Long and Ross Williams; her sons Mike Long and Phil Long; one sister Gaye Mathis Choplin; and three brothers Donald Choplin, Billy Joe Choplin and Bobby Choplin. She is survived by two sisters Betsy (Jackie) Williams, Brenda (Noland) Gibson; and two brothers, David (Shirley) Choplin, Eddie (Teresa) Choplin; sister-in-law Betty Jo Choplin and Helen Choplin and lots of nieces, nephews and friends. Three special sisters-in-law Carole Long, Janie (Buddy) Daniels and Mary Lee Smith. Doris grew up attending East Bend Baptist Church and was baptized at 12 years of age. She joined Mizpah Moravian Church in 1950 and became an active member. She worked with the youth, was a Sunday School teacher, a member of the Women’s Fellowship, Day Circle Leader, Head Deiner and Deiner for 20 years. Doris served on the Board of Elders and Trustees. It was always a joy for her to serve her Lord Jesus.  She worked full and part time at NCNB for 21 years. She was active in The Order of the Eastern Star for over 54 years and was a member of Old Town Chapter 355. She was Old Town Chapter’s first Worthy Matron. She cherished her time together with her family, church and friends. She was active in her community, schools, sports, bowling and watching her grandchildren play ball. She loved watching sports. Due to her declining health, she slowed down for the past few years, but she still loved to go.  A celebration of life service will be held at 3:00 pm Sunday, January 21st at Mizpah Moravian Church by Rev. David Merritt and Rev. Dr. Cynthia Campbell. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:00-3:00 pm on Sunday at Mizpah Moravian Church. 

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