Longley, Franklin George "F.G."

Held 37-Year Career With Electric Power Board

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Franklin George “F.G.” Longley, 87, died Friday, February 1, 2013.  

He was born and raised in Apison and was the son of the late George and Elsie (Tallent) Longley.  He was baptized at an early age in Poe’s Creek by Rev. C.H. Petty and was a member of Apison Baptist Church.  From the age of 12, he worked the family farm.  He also worked 37 years at the Electric Power Board.  He was a member of the Ooltewah Masonic Lodge. 

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Eva Kirkland and Gladys Dotson.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Davis Longley; daughters, Myra (Jerry) Burgess and Joy (David) Newby; grandsons, Joshua and Matthew Newby; brother, Earl Longley; sisters, Bettye Jean Kinsley, Martha Settle; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3, with the funeral service to follow in the East Brainerd Chapel at 3 p.m. with the Reverend Bob Dasal and the Reverend Leroy Spinks officiating.  A private burial will be held in Plowman Cemetery

Memorial contributions may be made to Apison Baptist Church, 11127 Old East Brainerd Road, Apison, Tn. 37302. 

Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, Tn.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastBrainerdChapel.com.


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