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Janiave Black, 81, Casey County, KY (1938-2020)

Janiave Black, age 81, of Dunnville, KY passed away Thursday, March 26 2020. She was born on Sunday, June 26 1938, in Liberty. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Funeral services will be 1pmCT Saturday, March 28 2020 at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 391 East Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY. Interment will be in Thomastown Cemetery in Dunnville. Officiating, Bro. Reggie Tipton.

She was the daughter of Mabel DeHart Wright and Milford Murphy, who has preceded her in death. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Wendell Murphy.

Survivors include:

Seven daughters: Kay Pendleton, spouse Mike, of Dunnville; Connie Russell, spouse John, of Cincinnati OH; Patricia Reid, of Liberty; Paulette Pitman, of Columbia; Pamela Black and Terri Black, of Waynesburg; and Tracy Black, of Yosemite KY;

Two sons: Mike Owens, spouse Debbie; and Anthony Owens, of Batavia OH.

A sister: Jody Tipton, of Lexington KY;

She is also survived by 18 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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