Robin (Spain) Long

March 20, 1962 ~ July 10, 2021 (age 59)

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Robin Spain Long, age 59, of Athens, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, July 10, 2021, at UT Medical Center in Knoxville.

Robin was born in Portsmouth VA, and was a longtime resident of Athens.

She was a daughter of the late Fred Thomas and Linda Odum Spain, Jr., and was also proceeded in death by her brother; Harry E. Megill.

As a long time beautician, she currently owned Dudes and Dolls Haircare, and also worked at Cowlicks Salon and Boutique.

She was a member and avid supporter of the Athens Elks Lodge 1927 and the

VFW Post 5146.

Robin enjoyed spending time with friends and family, cooking, and cheering on the

Volunteers.  She was very much loved by her family and friends and will be greatly missed.

She was a member of Athens Lutheran Church.

Robin is survived by her daughter;

BayLee Spain Long of Hattiesburg, MS


Elaina Conn of Athens

Kathy (Rex) Henry of Chattanooga

A Brother; Howard (Jutta) Megill of Raeford N.C.

Aunt; Juanita Spain of Niles, MI

Uncle; J.E Odum of Athens.

The family will receive friends from 12 PM – 2 PM, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Ziegler Funeral Home.  A Celebration of Robin’s Life will follow at 2 PM with Pastor Don Coulter officiating.  A graveside service will follow in Sullins Cemetery.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Athens Lutheran Church,

710 Forrest Ave., Athens TN 37303.

If you are unable to attend, you are encouraged to sign the online registry at:

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Robin Spain Long.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robin (Spain) Long, please visit our floral store.


July 14, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

Celebration of Life
July 14, 2021

2:00 PM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

Graveside Service
July 14, 2021

3:00 PM
ATHENS, TN 37303

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