September 24, 1947 - June 14, 2021
Jerry Long was born September 24, 1947 to the union of Jacob Long Sr. and Ida Jane Long (Payton) in Franklinton, Louisiana. Jerry departed this life on June 14, 2021. As a youngster he accepted Christ at New Jerusalem Baptist Church.
Jerry received his formal education in Washington Parish, and later joined the United States Army serving our country. He later moved to Detroit, MI, and was employed by the Ford Motor Company. He loved to cook and enjoy his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jacob Long Sr.; his mother, Ida Jane Long; two brothers, Billy Joe Long, and John Anthony Long; a daughter Krystal Smith; a grandson, Blake Smith; and a granddaughter Brittany R. Long.
He leaves to cherish his memories a son, Jerry Lynn Long of Detroit, MI; a daughter, Lynette (Raimundo) Cruz of CT; two brothers, Jacob Long Jr. of Rochester, NY, and Earl Long of Oswego, NY; three sisters, Gloria (Anthony) Ampah of AL, Dorothy Cotton, and Georgia (Jeffery) Warren of Franklinton, LA; two sisters-in-law, Elaine Long of Milwaukee, WI, and Gloria Long of Rochester, NY; a host of special nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
A drive through viewing will be held on Monday, June 21, 2021 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm at Crain and Son’s Funeral Home.
Services will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at Plainview Church of Christ Holiness with Pastor Albert Brumfield, pastor officiating. Burial will be at Plainview Cemetery.
Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton in charge of arrangements.