VANCE - Helen Hamby "Sister" Long, 73, of Vance died Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Calhoun Convalescent Center in St. Matthews. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Gerizim United Methodist Church in Vance with Rev. Ed Stiltz officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Sister was born in Vance, a daughter of the late Douglas Hamby and Mamie Myers Hamby. She was long-time employee of the former Tastee Food Shop in Santee and a member of Gerizim UMC. Surviving are a son, Robert (Wendy) Long of Holly Hill; daughters, Lisa (Wayne) Logan of Bowman and Wanda (Lee) Blume of Elloree; and grandchildren, Jeffrey and Stephen Johnson, Josh Long, Jourdan Blume, Dewayne and Alexia Logan. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Avinger Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Gerizim UMC, PO Box 121, Vance, SC 29163.