Betty Jo Long

July 13, 1952 - November 19, 2021


Betty Jo Long, 69, of Joplin, Missouri passed away on November 19, 2021 due to illness.

Betty Jo was born in Columbus, KS to Robert and Mary Babst.  She worked for 50 years at Babst Roofing and Sheet Metal Co. as the office manager before retiring.

Betty Jo is survived by her husband of 42 years, Timothy Long Sr.; son, Timothy Long Jr., and wife, Misty, of Owasso, Ok; daughter, Jennifer Short, and husband, Jeff, of Joplin; two grandchildren, Timothy Long III and MacKenzie Short; brother, Robert Babst, and wife, Joyce, of Joplin; sister, Rosemary Denton, and husband Doug, of Owasso, Ok; and a cousin, Nora Harper, of Joplin.  Betty Jo was preceded in death by her parents.

Private memorial services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Parker Mortuary, Joplin.