Linda (Robertson) LongAugust 30, 1941 ~ September 16, 2017 (age 76)
Linda Robertson Long, 76, passed away peacefully at her home in Clarksville on Saturday, September 16, after an extended illness.
She was born on August 30, 1941, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of the late Wallace and Laura (McCoy) Robertson of Bumpus Mills, Tennessee. She was married in Clarksville on May 17, 1961, to Wayne Long, who survives her after 56 years of marriage.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by sons, J.T. (Kelly) Long of Franklin, Ed (Laura) Long of Clarksville, and Jim Long of Franklin, and by five grandchildren.
She enjoyed camping, traveling, quilting, Reelfoot Lake, college football, fishing, genealogy, playing cards, and spending time with her grandchildren. She also loved spending time with her classmates from the CHS Class of '59 and planning reunions with them.
She was a retired Guidance Secretary with the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System. She was also a member of Hilldale Church of Christ.
The family wishes to thank AseraCare Hospice for their wonderful care during her illness and Home Instead Senior Care for their invaluable service. A special thank you is shared to Christy Clark, Susie Baggett, Diane Kolaski, and Judie Hall for their loving care of Linda during the past year.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, September 20, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service at the funeral home. Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at the Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel. Burial will be at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Dalton Easterling, Warren Easterling, Jeff Long, Joey Long, Philip Long, and Butch Thaxton. Honorary pallbearers will be Cory Long and Evan Long.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Linda's memory to the Stewart County Archives, P.O. Box 367, Dover, TN 37058.
Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040. Online condolences may be made at www.nealtarpleyparchman.com.