Beatrice Rawlings Long
Birth date: August 1, 1926
Death date: July 17, 2012
Beatrice Rawlings Long, 85 of Fort Mill, formerly of Gastonia, NC, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at CMC-Main, Charlotte, NC.
Born in Cadiz, Kentucky Mrs. Long was the daughter of the late Jack Crenshaw LaNeave and Joy Hendricks LaNeave. She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church, Gastonia, NC.
She was preceded in death by her husbands; John Frederick Rawlings, Jr. and James Noah Long; a daughter; Sharon R. McPhail and a special aunt; Katherine L. Brockman.
She is survived by a daughter; Patricia R. McMillan (Michael) of Fort Mill, SC; grandchildren; Kirk Hamilton (Leigh) of Blowing Rock, NC, Beth Hall (Richard) of Mooresville, NC, Rick McMillan (Erica) of Fort Mill, SC and Meg Weldy (Eric) of Pinehurst, NC and seven great grandchildren.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 2650 Union Road, Gastonia, NC 28054