Jan. 4, 1962-Nov. 3, 2022

Tina Reed Long, 60, went to her heavenly home on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, after a very long illness, with her family by her side. Visitation will be at Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches from 12:30-1:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4. Graveside services will be at Fort Jesup Cemetery following the visitation at 2 p.m., with Lamar Carpenter officiating.

Tina was born Jan. 4, 1962, to Terry and Louise Reed in Winnfield. Tina and Roger Long were married in Winnfield in 1986. They were blessed with two lovely daughters, Megan and Lacy Long.

She is preceded in death by her father, Terry L. Reed; husband, Roger Long; and step father, John Martin.

Tina is survived by her daughters, Megan Lawless (Sam) and Lacy Buckner (Brock), both of Shreveport; step daughter, Erin Long of Fairfield, Texas; her mother, Louise Martin of Natchitoches; sister, Melanie Thomas (Todd) and nephews Mitchell and Matthew Thomas, all of Casa Grande, Ariz.; sister, Alex Reed; uncle, Jerry Reed (Cathy) of Many and two special cousins Missy Reed Dees and Stephanie Reed Self. She will be missed by her grandchildren, Malayna and Jase Abels, Kylie Martin, and Bryce and Trace Ducote.  She is also survived by three special step siblings, Tammy Rushing (Dewayne), Brad Martin (Mary) and Jason Martin (Ken), along with several nieces and nephews.  Tina’s eyes lit up every time her sons-in-law walked into the room, until the very end.

The family wishes to thank the many people at the Community Care Nursing Home for their care of her for the past several years.  They would also like to thank Compassionate Hospice for their amazing comfort care for Tina and support for her family during the last week of her life.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers will be Sam Lawless, Brock Buckner, Bryce Ducote, Jerry Reed, Brad Martin and Kent Mitchell.

Honorary pallbearer will be Jason Martin.