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Thomas Leon Black, 72, Cumberland County, KY

Thomas Leon Black of Burkesville, KY passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2019, having attained the age of 72 years, 1 month, and 25 days.

The Funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at 11amCT in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville. Burial will follow in the Long Cemetery in Cumberland County, KY. The family will receive friends after 4pm on Monday, October 7, 2019, until the funeral.

He was born in Mt. Pleasant (Maury County), Tennessee on Thursday, August 7, 1947, the son of Thomas Hawkins Black and Georgia Adale (Conner) Black Moore. He was of Christian faith and a Marine Mechanic. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Imogene Lynn Black, whom he wed Friday, April 10, 1970, brother, James Black, and sister, Mary Spears.

He is survived by his children, Imogene Lee Black and Thomas Leon Black, Jr., both of Burkesville, Kentucky, his sisters, Betty Jo Scott and Joyce Reese, both of Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee, nieces and nephews, Jerry Wayne Runions, Lisa K. Runions, Candice M. Runions, James Robert Black, Jr., Libby Jean Black, Melissa Lynn Black, Martha Danielle Black, and Emmett Scott, and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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