Funeral services for Mrs. Wanda L. Long, 69, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 1 P.M. on Monday,
February 15, 2016 at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro. Burial will follow in the John L. Clark
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone Community of Jackson County,
The family will receive friends from 1 P.M. to 5 P.M. on
Sunday, February 14, 2016, and from 11 A.M. until the service
at 1 P.M. on Monday, February 15.
Wanda lived in the Cubb Creek community of Jackson
County and passed away on February 12, 2016, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center.
She was born on May 28, 1946, in Jackson County,
Tennessee, to the late Cordell Hull Hix and Opal Swezea Hix.
On April 27, 1964, she was married to Jack W. Long, Sr., who
preceded her in death by seven days. She was retired after a
career with the USDA Farm Services Agency (serving in the
Sparta and Livingston offices) and Montgomery Electric Co. (in
Gainesboro). Mrs. Long was a member of the Wartrace United
Survivors include one daughter, Tonya J. Long of San Jose,
California; one son, Jack (Sue) Long and grandsons Jackson
and John of Lewisburg, Tennessee; one brother, Bobby
(Brenda) Hix of Rickman, Tennessee; and special friends
Ronnie and Gail Long of Gainesboro, Tennessee. Other
relatives and many friends also survive.
Brother Jeff Burton will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
American Diabetes Association by contacting the funeral home.
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