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The Longs established a family, 70 years ago

The Longs established a family, 70 years agoThe children, grandchildren and great grandchildren of M.P. and Noline Long gathered on Christmas Eve to celebrate 70 years of being a family.

Seventy years ago, a family was established. On December 24, 1941 M.P. Long and Noline Rutledge married in a small service at the Stevens Hotel in Mount Pleasant. Seventy years later, they are the proud grandparents of seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great grandchild due in March. See the Jan. 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald to learn more about this long lasting marriage.