Obit: Evelyn Long

Obit: Evelyn Long

November 21st, 2013 in Obituaries
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Evelyn Kerr Long, 97, of Chattanooga, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at Life Care Center of Red Bank. She was a member of White Oak church of Christ and was retired from Sun Trust Bank. Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Richard M. Long; parents, Elizabeth and Walter B. Kerr; brothers, Fred and Joe Kerr; sisters, Ida Pleasant and Mildred Walker. Survivors include her sister, Eva Kerr (James) Cofer, of Tullahoma, Tenn.; sister-in-law, Lura Lee Kerr, of Signal Mountain; nieces, Barbara (Sam) Gennoe, of Chattanoga, Jean Morris, of Signal Mountain, Carolyn (Dan) Thomas, of Tullahoma and Mabel Brown, of Morrow, Ga.; nephews, Mark (Pam) Pleasant, of Nashville, John (Pat) Pleasant, of Birmingham, Ala., Richard (Debra) Cofer, of Marietta, Ga. and Joe Kerr of Chattanooga; and a special great-nephew, Eddie Brown, of Morrow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Martin-Boyd Christian Home, 6845 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, with Minister J. C. Watkins officiating. Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.