Alberta Dandilus Long, affectionately known as Mrs. Alberta (Bertie) completed her journey unexpectedly and went to be with Our Lord and Savior, on October 21, 2020. She was born in Topeka, Kansas on May 30th 1939.
In 1957 while working at the Tiff Inn Restaurant in Denver, CO is where she met Paul Long (Husband) who was studying to be a chef, while she was a line prep cook. It wasn't until 1968 that they moved to Dayton, Ohio. In 1969 he had Mrs. Alberta's house built which she lived in for over 48yrs.
She retired from Armark Food Service (formerly Frigidaire) for more than 20 years of service. She was a devoted member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, faithfully serving on the usher board for many years.
Mrs. Alberta enjoyed cooking and watching her cooking shows and spending time with her grandkids. As well as Gospel and Smooth Jazz.
She is preceded in death by her devoted Husband Paul Long, Parents: Harry and Mildred Elizabeth Porter, her brothers Sam, Leon, and Charles Porter and Sisters Juanita, Buena, Geraldine, Sylvia, Martha, Gretchen, Jane, Ruby, La Rue, Roma Lee. There were another 11 siblings before these and Niece Cleo Robnett.
She leaves to cherish her memories: Sister Joyce, Daughters Cheryl R. Cole, Deborah K. Long, Son: Paul R. Long Sr. Grandchildren: Brenda N Long, Michael D. Long, Enaysia Cole, Eric Cole, Paul R Long Jr, DeMeia T Long, Dorian R. Wade, Ryan C. Moore, and Desiree J. Long, great-grandchildren and a host of family members and friends.
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