Bobby Gene Long

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Bobby Gene Long, 51, of Blytheville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at the St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Bobby was born Aug. 5, 1962, in Paragould to Bobby D. Long and the late Trilla Charlene (Talley) Long.

Bobby was preceded in death by his mother, Trilla Charlene Long and one brother, Rev. Edward Long.

He is survived by his father, Bobby D. Long and stepmother Shirley Long of Kennett, Mo; one sister, Trilla Diane Wing and husband Dennis of Fort Smith, Ark.; two nieces; one nephew; three great-nephews and one great-niece, along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday Oct. 2, 2013, at the Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector beginning at 12 noon. Funeral services will follow visitation at 2 p.m. at the Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector with Louie Cordell officiating.

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