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LeVere Wade Black, Russell Springs, KY (1922-2011)

She was a member of a prominent, highly respected Russell County family. She was a homemaker, a member of the Russell Springs United Methodist Church, and the widow of Clesbie Black

LaVere Wade Black, 88, Russell Springs, KY, died Monday, March 14, 2011, at Lake Cumberland Hospital in Somerset, KY.The funeral service will be Saturday, March 19, 2011, at 11amCT, at the Russell Springs United Methodist Church, 206 Jamestown ST, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Jim Kingry and Bro. Dennis Price officiating. Burial wlll be in the Russell Springs City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6pm-8pmCT, Friday, March 18, 2011, at Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main ST, Russell Springs, KY, and after 9amCT, Saturday, at the church.

LeVere Wade Black, Russell Springs, KY (1922-2011)

She was the daughter of the late Mary Etta Anderson Wade and William Festus Wade. She was born Tuesday, October 3, 1922, in Russell Co., KY. She died Monday, March 14, 2011, in Somerset, Pulaski Co., KY, at the age of 88 years, 5 months, and 11 days.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Russell Springs United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clesbie Ray Black on December 24 2010,, and by two brothers, Artis Wade and Eldon Wade; one sister, Majorah Sands; three brothers in law, Cloyd Lacy, Jim McCabe, and Phil Sands; a sister in law, Maxine Wade, and a son in law, David L. Morrow.

She is survived by the following:
  • One son: Donald (Diane) Black, Russell Springs, KY

  • One daughter: Connie B. Morrow-Martin (Norman), Somerset, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Staff Sgt. Bradley David (Maria) Morrow, Woodlawn, TN; and Tracie Black Epperson and Daniel Ray Black, both of Russell Springs, KY

  • The great grandchildren: Lorena, Eleanor, and Valerie Morrow

  • A sister in law: Mary Wade, Indianapolis, IN

  • Several nieces and nephews

  • Two sisters: Ion Lacy, Russell Springs, KY; and Deborah McCabe, Cincinnati, OH
Tbe family requests memorials to the Russell Springs United Methodist Church Building Fund.Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main ST, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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