Bobbie Long, age 80, of Kingston

Bobbie Long, age 80, of Kingston, passed away Friday, February 18, 2021 at Signature Health & Rehabilitation Center in Rockwood. She was born June 8, 1940 in Oakdale. She had worked for Farmington Healthcare in Connecticut from 1983 – 2006. She then moved to Roane County and worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant at Johnson Healthcare in Harriman. She enjoyed baking and loved listening to southern gospel music. Preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Long; parents, Clyde & Doreen Hall Cromwell; siblings, Peggy Cherniack, Mary Dean, Love Crumwell, and Benny Crumwell.


Children Dennis Long & wife, Sharon of Kingston

Angela Nelson & husband, Ron of Kingston

James Long & wife, Becky of Kingston

Hope O’Dell & husband, Phillip of Kingston

Sisters Patsy Shippee of Bristol, Connecticut

Cladia Ouellette of West Hartford, Connecticut

Clydia Beldon of Bristol, Connecticut

Grandchildren Daniel, Katie, Gabe, Kayla, Sarah, Ashley, Jacob, Bella

Great-grandchildren Jacob, Sadie, Graysen, Griffin, Wiley, Marleigh, Peyton, Macey, Taelyn

The family would like to thank the fine staff at Signature Health for all their special care and love shown to their mom during her stay there.

A private graveside service will be held by the family at Bobbie’s request. Online register book can be signed at Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston in charge of all arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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