Mary Ann Long

Mary Ann Long of Tishomingo and lifelong resident of Vaiden passed away January 22,2022.

Mary Ann was born April 2, 1937.  She graduated from Vaiden High school in 1954 and Mississippi State University in 1958.  She was a librarian and teacher at Hinds Community College.

She is survived by her brother Alvah Carl Long, Jr. (Lynnice) of Madison, MS and four nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Alvah C. Long, Sr and Jewell Mae Long and her sister Louise Lishman of Huntsville, Al.

The family will hold a private graveside service.

In lieu of flowers please send memorials to Vaiden Baptist Church 501 Mulberry St Vaiden, MS 39176 “In Memory of Mary Ann Long”.

5 thoughts on “Mary Ann Long

  1. Marry Ann, oh what a sweet genuine lady and friend. She loved Vaiden and all her friends there. That included my sister Elaine. Even though she moved to be closer to her sister Louise, she kept in close touch with Elaine and her church family. May Carl and family be comforted in knowing she is home now.


  2. Prayers for the Family. Mary Ann was our next door neighbor for years. She and Louise would visit with my Aunt often.

    She was always kind and friendly. She will be missed.


  3. I followed Mary Ann as Assistant Librarian at Holmes Community College. We would see each other at library meetings and at conventions. She helped me a lot because she had more experience and I missed seeing her after she retired. She was a sweet person.


  4. Mary Ann was well respected and loved!
    She loved Vaiden, her church family, her work and many friends! She will be remembered by many!


  5. Mary Ann and I worked together at Hinds Community College. She was a very loyal and precious friend. She was always encouraging students to work hard to reach their goals. We always got to laugh because we were forever getting each other’s mail and phone calls. Condolences to the family of this precious friend. Mary Ann Sones


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