Benjamin Ernest Long
Mr. Benjamin Ernest Long Jr., age 77, Rocky Face, Georgia, departed this life, Friday January 10 at the local hospital. He was born July 24, 1942 in Dalton, GA, a son of the late Ben Long Sr. and Willie May Hasty Long. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Edward J. Long. He was a member of the Dunn's Rock Lodge #267 A.F. & A. M.

He is survived by his companion, Rosella Caylor of Rocky Face, GA; daughter, Ashari DiMera of Asheville, NC.

Service to celebrate the life of Mr. Benjamin Ernest Long Jr. will be held Thursday January 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Raymond McCranie and Reverend Bruce Beach officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday. He will be laid to rest at the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Parkinson's Georgia Chapter at 200 SE 1st Street Suite 800 Miami FL 33131 or go to

Condolences may be expressed to the family at
Arrangements will be announced by, Ponders Melrose Chapel 138 Melrose Drive Dalton, GA 30721, 706-226-4002
Published on January 13, 2020


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