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Virginia Black, Russell County, KY (1932-2012)

She was a native of Adair County, KY, and the matriarch of a large, highly regarded Russell County, KY, family. She leaves 21 direct living descendants. She was a homemaker and a member of the Russell Springs United Methodist Church

Virginia Black, 80, Jamestown Street, Russell Springs, KY, died Monday, August 20, 2012, at her residence.

Funeral services will be at 2pmCT, Thursday, August 23, 2012, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Carroll Egnew and Bro. Donald Hart the officiating clergy. Burial will be in Russell Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be after 10amCT at the funeral home.

Virginia Black, Russell County, KY (1932-2012)

Virginia Black was born April 3, 1932 in Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late Gladys Montgomery Blades and the late Hazel Blades. She died Monday, August 20, 2012, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 80 years, 4 months, and 17 days.

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

She is survived by her husband, Frank Black, Russell Springs, KY, and the following:
  • Four children: Sheila B. Coffey (Ray Huckaby), Bettie Black, and Richard (Kristie) Black, all of Russell Springs, KY, and Ronald Black (Davida), Cottontown, TN.

  • Eleven grandchildren: Wesley (Brandy) Coffey, Ashley Coffey, Amy McClister, Kelly Jo (Matt) Weddle, Adam Black, Jackson Black, Urilla Whitley, Amanda Black (Ross Abernathy), Rachel (Justin) Murphy, Joseph Black, and Dakota Oakes

  • Six great grandchildren: Prestin Sneed, Tristin Coffey, Austin Coffey, Taylor Moore, Jayden McClister, and Presley Abernathy
The family requests memorials to Hospice of Lake Cumberland. These can be left at the funeral home.

Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangement.

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Virginia Black, Russell County, KY (1932-2012)

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