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Ruth B (Gray) Long

November 4, 1937 ~ May 7, 2021 (age 83)

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Ruth B. Long, 83, of Bean Station, passed away on Friday, May 7, 2021.  She was a faithful member of Riverview Baptist Church for over 50 years.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Paul “Spoozie” Beets; parents, Charlie and Liza Gray; sisters, Agnes Miller, Dot Miller, Polly Tate, and Wanda Caldwell; brothers, Doug, Jim, and Don Gray.

She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Johnny H Long; daughters, Rhonda (Frankie) Jones, Pam Beets; step-children, Tammy Hatley, Anitra (Scott) Tenny, and Todd (Eva) Long; special nephew, Chuck (Renee) Willis and his daughter Morgan (Logan & Jackson) Davidson

The family will receive friends at Smith-Reagan Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, May 10, 2021, from 6pm – 8pm.

Friends and family will meet at Riverview Baptist Church on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 1 pm for a funeral service and then proceed to Heath’s Chapel Cemetery following the service. 

The family would like to say a special thanks to Ruth’s special caregivers, Pennie Shultz and Lauren Mathis.


Services entrusted to Smith-Reagan Funeral Home of Rutledge, www.smithreaganfuneralhome.com.

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May 10, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Smith-Reagan Funeral Home
326 Water St
Rutledge, TN 37861

Funeral Service
May 11, 2021

1:00 PM
Riverview Baptist Church
540 Riverview Church Rd
Bean Station, TN 37708

Graveside Service
May 11, 2021

2:00 PM
Heaths Chapel Cemetery

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