He was born May 23, 1941 in Opp, Alabama, to the late William Burvie ‘Ox’ Long and Sallie Jane Harrison Long.
In addition to his parents, Gennie was preceded in death by eight siblings, Louise Smith, Lois Long, Nadine Hall, Buddy Long, Dorothy Nell Denham, Cecil Long, Patricia Ann Odom, and Randall Long.
Gennie is survived by one sister, Ruth Collins and husband Winston of Bonifay, FL; one brother, Huey Long of Geneva, AL; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, May 14, 2021, in the Peel Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Josh Hodge officiating. Interment will follow in the Bonifay Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1 to 2 PM at Peel Funeral Home.