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Published: December 14, 2020

Joan Richardson Long of Pulaski passed on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at Meadowbrook Nursing in Pulaski.  She was born in Pulaski on May 12, 1935 and was 85 years old.

She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a member of Wales Baptist Church. She worked as a nursing aid. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and working in her flower beds.


She is survived by her

Husband of 68 years, Richard “Gene” Long, Sr. of Pulaski

Daughter, Beverly (Danny) Collins of Pulaski

Daughter, Patricia (Wayne) McDougal of Pulaski

Son, Richard E. Long, Jr. of Pulaski

Grandchildren, Stephanie Collins, Kim (John) Miller, Valerie (Patrick) Wilcher, Ashley (Bo) McDougal Ingram, Laklin (Nick) Long Messer, Saxton (Elizabeth) Long, Richard Drey Long.

Great Grandchildren, Grayson Miller, Gibson Miller, Lerah Wilcher, and Owen Messer

Sisters, Louise (Wayne) Faulkner and Edna Harwell both of Pulaski.

Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory in charge of arrangements for Joan Richardson Long.