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October 23, 1929 ~ September 25, 2019 (age 89)
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Beulah Estelle Long, age 89, of Sweetwater, TN was born October 23, 1929 in Livingston, TN.  She passed away on September 25, 2019.  She was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed cooking for and spending time with her family and always had a sweet smile for each of them. She enjoyed working in her sewing shop making riding suits. She was a member of Gregory’s Chapel Baptist Church.


She is survived by her Daughter Willa Dean (Joe) Hicks of Sweetwater, TN. Son, Jimmy (Donna) Long of Crystal River, Fl. Daughter: Wilma Jean Norfleet (Chet) of Ky. Grandsons: Jimmy (Teresa) Long of Mt. Juliet, TN, Larry (Jenny) Long of Gallatin, TN, Michael (Ginger) Long of Midtown, TN, and granddaughter Trish (Jeff) Walker of Calhoun, TN. Great grandson: Lucas (Allie) Walker of Calhoun, TN, Peyton and Tyler Long of Midtown, TN, Christina Long, Taylor and Jesse Long of TN.   She had two great-great granddaughters, Hadley and Lakeley Walker of Calhoun that always made her smile and eyes sparkle when she saw them. 

She is also survived by two sisters: Kathleen Wyatt and Maude McCowan and a brother, Hollis Bowman, all of Crossville, TN and special family friend, Sue Stallcup of Sweetwater, TN.


She is preceded in Death by her parents: Lonnie and Leta Murphy Bowman. Husband, William H. Long. Siblings:  Leta Mae Boles, Janie Tabor, Domer Bowman, Tom Bowman, Denvil Bowman, and Paul Bowman.


Visitation will be Saturday, Sept. 28 from 12:00-2:00 with the funeral at 2:00p.m.  in the Chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home in Athens, TN with Calloway Nichols and Andy Nichols officiating. Paul bearers will be Lucas Walker, Jeff Walker, Jimmy Long, Larry Long, Michael Long, Peyton Long, Taylor Long, and Darren Nichols. Burial will be at East Sweetwater Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery following the funeral service.


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Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Beulah Estelle Long.

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