Elizabeth Virginia Black
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Elizabeth Virginia Black
  • October 25, 1919 - October 1, 2017
  • Amarillo, Texas

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Virginia was born October 25, 1919 in Duke, Oklahoma to the late James Hiram and Nettie Hulga ( Eggers) Edwards. She married Wilburn Elvon Black, August 24, 1937 in Amarillo. He preceded her in death on June 16, 2001. Virginia was a member of First United Methodist Church Graham where she was active in Kum Duble Sunday School Class, United Methodist Women and the Samaritans. She had worked in the clothes closet for 12 years.

Virginia was preceded in death by a son, Michael Glenn Black; sisters, Dorothy Chumley and Florence Arnold, brothers; Gus Edwards and J.R. Edwards.

Survivors include daughters, Rita Joyce Black of Graham; son, Ray Black and wife Debbie of Graham; grandchildren, Amber Reyes and husband Oscar of Amarillo, Cody Black of Stephenville, Jared Black of Amarillo, Lisa Knightstep and husband Jimi of Wichita Falls, Dustin Black of Amarillo, Michael Black and wife Tracy of Amarillo and Brandy Black of Taos, NM.; 15 great grandchildren also survive.



Arrangements under the direction of Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, Amarillo, TX.