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Wanda Faye Long

February 18, 1947 — December 30, 2023

Morganton, GA

Wanda Faye Long, age 76, of Morganton, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2023, in Gainesville, GA. Wanda was born February 18, 1947, in Blue Ridge, GA to Norman and Delores Stewart.
Wanda was preceded in death by her parents, Norman Stewart and Delores Stewart.
She is survived by her husband, Dan Long; daughters, Melinda Faye Wilbanks and Angela (Ches) Adkins; son, Scott (Denise) Long; brother, Gerald (Sandy) Stewart; sisters, Patricia (Ernest) Long and Kathy (Randy) Brown; grandchildren, Cody (Alexis) Long, Justin Long, Nathan (Jamie) Long, Ashley (Bob) Petty, Kayla Petty, Kimberly Petty, Kevin Petty, Jase Adkins, Jonathan Wilbanks, Matthew Wilbanks; great-grandchildren, Andrew Long, Addie Long, Asher Long, Maverick Long, Sydney Petty, Kadie Radford, and Addie Wilbanks.
Mrs Long drove a bus for 30 years for the Fannin County department of education.
Funeral Service, on Tuesday January 2, 2024, at 11:00 AM at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church with Rev. Ronnie Abernathy officiating.
The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Justin Long, Michael Long, Gerald Stewart, Kevin Petty, Nathan Long, and Charles Parrish, Jr.
Interment will follow at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in Ellijay, GA.
The family will receive friends at Henry-Cochran Funeral Home on Monday, 1st of January, 2024, from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.
Cochran Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Wanda Faye Long; you may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, January 1, 2024

5:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Cochran-McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel of Blue Ridge

3911 Appalachian Highway, Blue Ridge, GA 30513

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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