Lori A. DeLong, age 54, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017, at her mother's home in Mexico, Mo. Lori, formerly of Mexico, was a 1981 graduate of Mexico High School. She continued her education and became a licensed practical nurse and worked in both the Mexico and the Columbia areas.

Lori is survived by her two children, Cheree M. DeLong, and Stephfon L. DeLong; her mother, Betty DeLong Meyer; and her brother, James Delong. She was preceded in death by her father, Clifford DeLong, and her sister, Kimberly Frye.

Lori is also remembered by her many friends who helped take care of her during her battle with cancer.

A memorial will be held at a later date.

The family suggests memorials to SSM Home Health & Hospice Foundation, 605 E. Promenade, Suite B, Mexico, MO 65265; or the Boone County Fire Protection District, 2201 I-70 Drive Northwest, Columbia, MO 652645.