Mrs. Ruth Long, age 63 of Sevierville, TN, passed away peacefully on Monday January 21, 2018 at Fort Sanders Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. She was born November 26, 1955 to the late Carl and Lizzie Rose. Ruth was a retired LPN of thirty years for the Kenton County Board of Education. She was a devout Christian of the Pentecostal Faith. She had faith that could move mountains and a caring spirit that could bring peace to the most troubled soul.
Ruth is preceded in death by her parents: Carl and Lizzie Rose, a daughter Melissa Gail Meade, and a sister Carol Sturdivant.
She leaves to mourn her passing her loving husband Barney Long, daughter Amy and husband Larry Jarrett of Dandridge, TN, sisters Jean McMullin of Fort Wright, KY, Joan Banks of Verona, KY, grandchildren: , Reece Jarrett, Hannah Jarrett, Max Jarrett, Gage Meade, Will Henson, Cooper Meade, a special niece and nephew Nena and Jay Sloan as well as a host of loving nieces and nephews
Visitation will be Saturday January 26, 2018 at the Faith Holiness Church in Smith, KY from 10 AM until the funeral hour. Funeral service will be at 1 PM with the Reverends Perry Long and Floyd Race officiating. Graveside service will follow in the Hensley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Larry Jarrett, Jay Sloan, Brian Meade, Jamie Daniels, Terry Maxwell and Von Banks
Mount Pleasant Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Ruth Long.