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Dennis Michael Long

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, August 10, 2018 at the Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia for Dennis Michael Long, 59 of Foxworth, who passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Marion General Hospital. Interment will be at Foxworth Cemetery. Bro. Tim Brunney will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Hathorn Funeral Home.

As a lifelong resident of Marion County, “Mike” will always be remembered as an amazing dad and grandfather. He was a well-liked person that never met a stranger. His work ethic was an example to all, and he was always willing to help others. “Mike” also loved football.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Dempsey & Mildred Long; and two Brothers, Ted Allen Long, Ronald “Pee Wee” Long.

He is survived by his Wife, Dale Andrea Leigh Blanton, of Foxworth; three Daughters, Heather Blanton (Craig Clark), of Foxworth, Marissa Blanton (Jake Taylor), of Foxworth, Angie Leigh Crain (Christopher), of Foxworth; one Son, Derrick Blanton (Samantha), of Columbia; two Brothers, Danny Long, of Hattiesburg, Benny Long, of Foxworth; and nine Grandchildren, Laken Blanton, of Columbia, Michael J. Tyler Blanton, of Columbia, Hannah Haden, of Foxworth, Isabella Chyenne Blanton, of Columbia, Chloe Haden, of Foxworth, Makenna Haden, of Foxworth, Layla Blanton, of Columbia, Logan Haden, of Foxworth, Hollyn Taylor, of Foxworth.

Pallbearers will be Derrick Blanton, Douglas Haden, Charlie Crain, Will Smith, Shaine Terrell, and Thomas O’Quin. Shaun O’Quin will serve as an Honorary pallbearer.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


Dennis Michael Long
June 26, 1959 - August 7, 2018





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