By Message Staff
Doctors have discovered two brain tumors in Rose Landry Long, wife of Sen. Gerald Long (R-District 31), according to her daughter Pam Jordan and the family is asking for prayer.
The tumors were discovered following a petscan June 1.
“Doctors believe this is a primary brain tumor,” said Pam Jordan. “The only way we know what we are dealing with is to have a brain biopsy. We are in the process of having her information passed on to M.D. Anderson in Houston.
“She will probably have this procedure next week,” Jordan continued. “Our family would like to thank everyone for their concern and prayers.”
Long and her husband are members of First Baptist Church Natchitoches and strong supporters of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. She also serves on the Louisiana Baptist Moral and Social Concerns committee.
Sen. Long told the Baptist Message he appreciates the prayers and encouragement from many around the state and beyond.
“We are overwhelmed by the show of support from our church family and the entire body of Christ,” said Sen. Long. “Our prayer is that God will be glorified through all of this as we work through this trying time.”
The Long’s daughter, Pam Jordan, echoed the thought.
“My mom has an unbelievable peace that passes all understanding,” she said. “She is firmly rooted in the abundant promises of God. God is good.”