Michael Frank Longley
Michael "Mike" Frank Longley died early Sunday morning, Feb. 16, 2020, due to complications from Alzheimer's disease. This loving husband, father, friend, and servant will have a memorial service 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2020, at First Presbyterian Church in Edmond, Okla., with open visitation beginning at 1 p.m.
Mike was born the son of Julian Callie Longley and Maye Doris Longley on Aug. 18, 1948, in Enid, Okla. After a childhood spent excelling in sports and friendship, he graduated from the University of Oklahoma and earned a law degree from Oklahoma City University. While attending O.U., he became a lifelong active member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity. Mike excelled in his profession as legal counsel for Tapp Development, Midfirst Bank and others throughout his career.
He married Salley Ameter Dec. 18, 1977. Together, they raised two children as well as providing love, guidance, and support to many others through their work at First Presbyterian Church, where he served as Deacon and Sunday School teacher, and at local schools. Mike was called to be an advocate for children's best interests through his work with Lawyers for Children. He also mentored many young men through his years of volunteer coaching. His passions included Bible study, golf, O.U. football, dogs, and spending quality time with his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Steve and sister, Joyce.
Mike is survived by his wife, Salley, and their two children, Sidney Elizabeth Cargill and J. Marshall Longley, and six grandchildren.
Published on February 21, 2020


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Dave and Cheryl Pinson
Mar 06, 2020
Mike was one great guy. Will be greatly missed.
Margaret Ann Curtis/Bolen
Feb 23, 2020
Mike was my buddy from 7th grade to graduation to reunion plannings! What a great smile and sarcastic personality! Just loved him. I am so sad to lose this bright, smart, and treasured Christian servant friend. Let us all pray for sweet Sally and his children. Much love, Margaret Ann
Marilyn Rector Pearce
Feb 23, 2020
Sad for Michael’s family-he was a childhood friend(ENID) as well as college(OU). So admired this man throughout the years W/fun memories! God bless his family.