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Mable Long, 90, Columbia, KY (1928-2019)

Mrs. Long was a faithful Christian and taught her children to follow God at an early age. She volunteered at the Salvation Army and loved the outdoors and gardening.

Mable Long of Columbia died Monday, April 15, 2019 at her residence. She was 90 years old.

Funeral services will be 11amCT on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with Bro. Don Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in the Bearwallow Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 3pmCT until 8pmCT at the funeral home and will continue on Thursday morning until time for the service.

Born September 5, 1928 in Adair County she was the daughter of the late Louie and Birtie Matilda Davis Rich and wife of the late Willie Woodson Long.

Mrs. Long was a faithful Christian and taught her children to follow God at an early age. She volunteered at the Salvation Army and loved the outdoors and gardening.

Survivors include nine children Barbara Woodrum (Charles) of Lamont, IL, Bonnie Lynn of Hustonville, KY, Violet Bridgers of Nottingham Park, IL, Marlene Long of Columbia, Diann Ponder (David T.) of Liberty, KY, Merl Long of Owensboro, Lisa Keeling of Clarksville, TN, Eddie Long of Columbia and Renee Long of Columbia; five brothers Kenneth, Willard and Hubert Rich all of Shelbyville, KY and David "Floyd" Rich (Connie) and Donnie Rich both of Columbia; three sisters Dora Maggie Gentry (J. C.) of Columbia, Dorothy Hoosier of Campbellsville, KY and Flossie Martin of Liberty, KY; 19 grandchildren, several great-granchildren, nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three children Marvin Long, Roseann Wilson and Carolyn Williamson; a sister Edna Taylor and 2 grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Joe Woodrum, Jeremy Lynn, Jamie Long, David Payton, Derek Ponder and David Ponder.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Mable Long, 90, Columbia, KY (1928-2019)

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