She was the daughter of Kenneth and Vera Gant Nace, born to them on August 13, 1949 in Buffalo, New York. She was the loving wife of Richard H. J. Long and was a member of the Antioch Church of Johnson City, Tennessee.
Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by a son, Larry Matthew Parks.
She is survived by her loving husband; Richard Long; A son: Larry Nathaniel Parks; two step-sons: Richard Long Jr. and Chris Rhoades; Two step-daughters: Priscilla Oakley and Meredith R. Smith; Grandchildren: Jacob Johnson, Kierstin Carlson, Zoe Parks, Erica Parks Cole, Kelton Oakley, Camden Oakley, Sophia Long, Savannah Smith, Olivia Smith and Skylar Smith; An aunt, Bobbie Glenn and her loving dog, Bailey Long.
A celebration of life service will be conducted in the Antioch Church of Johnson City, Tennessee on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. with Rev. Pete Tackett officiating.
Friends will be received at the Antioch Church on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 after 5:00 P.M. until the hour of service.
A committal service for Diana, will be held in the Mountain Home National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in loving memory of Diana Parks Long to the Alzheimer’s Tennessee Association: Address: Alzheimer’s Tennessee
2319 Browns Mill Road Suite D6 JC 37604.