Katie Ruth LONG

August 8, 1945November 28, 2018

Katie Ruth Long, 73, died peacefully on November 28, 2018, at her home. She was born August 8, 1945 in Moultrie, Georgia, the daughter of John and Cleo Young.

Katie married Jerry Long and resided in Tyrone, Georgia for many years and settled in Moreland, Georgia, near her grandchildren, whom she adored. Katie and Jerry recently celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brothers, Abe and Steve Young. Surviving in addition to her husband, Jerry Long, are her son Pat Long, her son Matt Long and his wife Selena, of Newnan. Her grandchildren, Hannah Long, Jonah Long, Taylor Long, Lindsey Long & Brittany Lane. Her great grandchildren, Ryder, Annabelle, Rowland, Chloe & Rileigh.

Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 5755 Mallory Road, College Park, GA 30349, is in charge of arrangements.


  • Visitation Saturday, December 1, 2018
  • Graveside Service Saturday, December 1, 2018

Katie Ruth LONG

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Lynn Turner (Rogers)

December 1, 2018

My dear sweet Katie how awesome you was .Thankful to have came into your life and been a part of it for so many years .It is definite you was more to me than a cousin .You loved me like a mama would so blessed to have called you mine .Heaven definitely gained an Angel today Heaven is way brighter .I love you Katie and will never forget you that is for sure .Jerry you was her everything thank you for loving her and taking care of her .Pat and Matt she loved her guys I watched what an amazing mama she was to you .To all of her grandchildren she loved being Nene to you .I am thankful for having her 58 years of my life she loved me like I was hers .Katie I will never forget you this is for sure thank you for sharing your family with me .To her family you will be in my prayers .I love you all .