Mary Elizabeth Long Black

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Long Black of 163 South Linda Street Cowpens SC, answered the masters call on December 7, 2021 at her residence.
Daughter of the late Ernest June Long and Mary Lee Armstrong Long. Mary was born December 25, 1967 in Gaffney SC. She was proceeded in death by her husband the late John Henry Black.
At an early age she accepted Christ and joined the Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church. She was a songbird and loved to sing and encourage others. She was a longtime cook at Mr. Waffle in Cowpens and also a cashier at the LiL Cricket in Cowpens.
Mary loved her family and friends, she would light up any room she walked in with her smile. She was a source of inspiration, joy, encouragement, love and strength for her family and friends. The memories of Mary (Lib) will always be cherished in our hearts and the hearts of so many others.

Left to cherish with fond memories are: her mother, Mary Lee Armstrong Long; two sons, Min. Malcolm Long (Porchee) Sheldon Long (Serina), one daughter, Janis Black. two brothers, James (Rock) Thompson Mark Long (Brenda); two sisters, Min. Brenda Harris (Melvin) and Edna Long; four grandchildren, Jamarian, Addilyn, Malachi, and Brody; two nephews, Cody Long and Brian Durrah; four nieces, Ametra Durrah, Melody Long, Breanna Harris, and Jasmine Landrum; a host of other relatives and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, 3:30 p.m., in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with The Reverend Dr. C. Dennis Rector and The Reverend Darrell Smith.