Janet Long Beck, 81, of Cherokee, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, May 13, 2016. Born in Clay County and lifelong resident of the Qualla Boundary in Cherokee, NC, she was the daughter of the late J.C. and Ethel Long. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Jim Beck; granddaughter, Stephanie Beck, and a brother, J.C. Long Jr.
She was a member of Cherokee Baptist Church. She had a passion working with children in the Cherokee Elementary School and Tribal Day Care.