News and Tribune

October 10, 2013

Verona M. Longest Sheehan, 86; New Albany

— A memorial service for Verona M. Longest Sheehan, 86, New Albany, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Kraft Funeral Service, Charlestown Road Chapel, New Albany. Cremation was chosen. She died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013.

She was born July 22, 1927, in English, to the late Coy and Ressie Marshall Longest and was the widow of Clarence J. “Pat” Sheehan who died in 2010.  She was a member of the Hobart Post 1693 VFW Auxiliary in New Albany. She was a cashier with the Kroger Company for some 35 years until her retirement and met and made many friends throughout her career. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

 Survivors include her sister, Esther Knight, English; half brothers, Roy, Marengo, Hershel, St. Louis, and Richard Longest, New Salisbury; half sister, Sylvia Grubb, Cypress, Texas; step sister, Martha Atkins, Floyds Knobs; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Expressions of sympathy to American Cancer Society or  WHAS Crusade for Children.

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