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2012-12-27 / Obituaries


Doris Elvie Black, 80, of Sweet Water, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at her home. She was born Sept. 3, 1932 and was a former seamstress at Vanity Fair and a member of the Old Union Baptist Church.

She is survived by three sons, James D. (Susan) Black, Donald J. (Renee) Black and Johnny D. (Annette) Black, all of Sweet Water; three daughters, Linda (John) Sommers of Gastonburg, Patsy (Edward) Sheffield of Sweet Water and Sherrie (Perry) McKinley of Fulton; sister, Kathleen P. (Kinner) Jowers of Sweet Water; 20 grandchildren; 30 greatgrandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services were Monday, Dec. 24 at Old Union Baptist Church with Andy Etheridge officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery with O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home directing.

Active pallbearers were Jerry Scott Walker, Donnie J. Black, Dewayne Black, Trey McKinley, T. J. Black and Shawn Walker. Honorary pallbearers were Kimmer Jowers, Patrick Sheffield, Brandon Black, A. J. McCaskey, John Wesley Sommers and Lucas Tyler.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

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