BARBARA ANN BROWN LONG MACK, 76, Rainbow City, passed away on March 17, 2020, at Coosa Valley Health and Rehab Center. She retired from Food World as Floral Manager and was a member of the United Food Workers Union. Her church membership was with Rainbow City First United Methodist Church. She loved her mission work in Belarus at the orphanages, where she visited many times. She also served as past city councilwoman of Rainbow City. Preceding her in death were her husbands Bobby Earl Long and her husband of 49 years James J. Mack; parents Nem L. and Malissa Fowler Brown; son Rodney Wayne Long; sisters Pluma Brown Hartley and Conette Brown Creel; and brother N.L. Brown Jr.
Survivors include her sister Doris Brown Murphree; sons Robert Earl (Toni) Long and Randy Blaine Long of Southside; grandson Chase Long of Chattanooga; and special friends Sherry Hester and Dr. Charles and Willene Griffith; and a chosen daughter in Belarus, Rita Millititskiy.
A graveside service was held Friday, March 20, at 11 a.m., at Rainbow Memorial Cemetery in Rainbow City. Rev. Dee Dowdy officiated. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Rainbow City First United Methodist Church in her honor. Lemley Funeral Home and Crematory directed.
-obituary written by family