Carolyn Brooks Long

February 27, 1947 – June 22, 2021


Carolyn Brooks Long, age 74 of East Ridge, passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.  She was born to the late James Joseph and Myrtle Smith Brooks in Chattanooga, was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga Area and attended The Gathering Church.  Carolyn was the owner/operator of Bestway Printing for more than 40 years and was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt who will be greatly missed.

She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Charlotte Brock and Hilma Sprulock, brothers, Andy Brooks and Bobby Brooks.

Carolyn is survived by her loving husband, of 56 years, Earl Long, daughter: Kim Prebula and Jo Ann (Jacob) Seward, brother, Freddie Brooks, 4 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, June 25, 2021 in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. Adam Epperson officiating.  Interment will follow in Lakewood Memorial Gardens-South. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday and prior to the service on Friday.

Online guest book at  Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe, GA.

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