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Kenneth "Pop" Jackson Long

November 2, 1947 ~ February 23, 2022 (age 74)

Obituary

 

 

KENNETH “POP” JACKSON LONG

 

The Lord took Kenneth “Pop” Jackson Long, 74, by the hand and led him to his forever home on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, while surrounded by those he loved.  Kenneth was a resident of Marion County and lived in Jasper, TN.   He owned and operated Long’s Grocery in Kimball, TN for more than 30 years until his retirement. 

 

Kenneth loved life and his family.  He enjoyed fishing and gardening.

 

Kenneth was preceded in death by his father, Andrew Long; mother, Retha Long; bonus mother, Bertie Long; wives, Martha Long and Josie Long; and daughter, Lee Anna Long Coffelt.

 

Those left to cherish his memories are his son, Brad (Angie) Long; sisters and brothers, Sherry Van Allman, Trish Brophy, Billy (Vickie) Dagnan, Vernie Anthony, Brenda (Scottie) Smith; grandchildren, Kenneth (Heather) Coffelt, Corbin Long, Cainan Long; six great-grandchildren along with several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

 

The family will have visitation on Friday, February 25, 2022 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm CST and Saturday, February 26, 2022 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon CST, at Tate Funeral Home in Jasper, TN.

 

Funeral service will be held in the Chapel of Tate Funeral Home at 12:00 noon CST following the visitation on Saturday with Pastor Chris VanAllman officiating.

 

Kenneth will be laid to rest at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Jasper, TN.

 

Pallbearers are Corbin Long, Cainan Long, Kenny Coffelt and Daniel VanAllman.

 

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Tate Funeral Home, LLC, 950 Mel Dixon Lane, Jasper, TN  37347, 423-942-9500.   Condolences may be sent to the family at www.tatefh.com. 

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 25, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Visitation
Saturday
February 26, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 26, 2022

12:00 PM
Tate Funeral Home
950 Mel Dixon Lane
Jasper, TN 37347

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
February 26, 2022

Hooper Cemetery
Old Highway 28
Whitwel, TN 37397

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