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Mrs. Vera Dell Long, 74. of 850 Brighton Road, Columbus, GA passed Friday, May 12, 2017 at her residence.

Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. EST, Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Bethel A.M.E Church, Ft. Mitchell, AL with Rev. Jesse Grooms, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Green Acres Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 1-8 p.m. EST.

Mrs. Long was born March 27, 1943 in Phenix City, AL to the late Robert Jackson and the late Jennie Preer Jackson. She was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church, Phenix City, AL.

Survivors include her husband, Jimmy Long of Columbus, GA; three daughters, Deborah (Jeffrey) Johnson of Columbus, GA; Vicki (Benjamin) Roy of Midland, GA and Jacqueline (Ronald) Johnson of Covington, GA; one son, Jimmy Lee Long, Jr. of Columbus, GA; three sisters, Delores Pass, Linda (James) Moore both of Columbus, GA; Shirley Jackson of Sacramento, CA;four brothers, Robert (Sandra) Jackson and Douglas Jackson both of Atlanta, GA; Larry Jackson of Columbus, GA; Calvin (Eulys) Jackson of Montgomery, AL, nine grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and a host of aunts, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

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  • Sunday, May 14, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Taylor Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017
    Vicki, Please accept our condolences at the passing of your mother. We will be praying for her and her family. David and Pat
    ~ David & Pat Potts   Livermore, CA
  • Monday, May 15, 2017
    Your will truly are/will be missed!!! Love Blu'
    ~ ShirleyJaye   Sacramento, CA
  • Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    I will truly miss you my friend! All those great times we had! So much laughter! You are with our Savior now, I'll never forget you sister!
    ~ Eulys Jackson   Montgomery, AL
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    My condolences to the Long's family . Those who pass on .God keeps in his memory because they are precious in his eyes .Psa.116:15.
    ~ bj   GA
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    My words could never take away the pain but praying my love will bring a little peace. She will be truly missed but hold on to God unchanging hands. Love each of you!!
    ~ Beverly Brown and Family   Columbus, GA
  • Saturday, May 20, 2017
    My sympathies to the Long Family on their loss. Ms. Long was a wonderful woman with a great sense of humor, and really fun on road trips.
    ~ Stanley White   Rex, GA
  • Saturday, May 20, 2017
    My Condolences goes out to the long family.
    ~ gwen balfour torbert   phenix, AL