Edna Black 1923-2007 Edna (Tiny) Inez Turner Black, age 84, of Tippett Avenue, Morehead, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2007, at the Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Born March 22, 1923, in Carter County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of the late Russell H. and Iva Hogge Turner. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Ruth Barten and Wilma Thompson, and one brother, James Turner. Her husband, William (Bill) Black, whom she married August 23, 1952, passed away August 10, 2002; a son, George Russell Nickell, in 1983; and a grandson, David William Nickell, in 1997. Mrs. Black is survived by two sons, Jim and Donna Nickell of Morehead, Kentucky, and Bill and Tammy Black of Lawrenceville, Georgia, and two daughters, Robin Black of Morehead, Kentucky, and Janet and Buster Alderman of Morehead, Kentucky. Also surviving are ten grandchildren, Leslie Galema and husband Adam, Rebekah Woodward and husband Mike, Jared Black, Kerry Murphy and husband Shannon, Kimberly Alderman, Abby Alderman, Amanda Alderman, Russell David Nickell, Gabe Nickell and wife Lena, and Amy Scott; and eight great-grandchildren, Cassity and Jared Galema, Audrey Woodward, Morgan and Carmen Nickell, and Landon, Kennedy, and Austin Scott. Mrs. Black was a homemaker and a 52-year member of the Morehead First Free Will Baptist Church. Funeral services were conducted 11 a.m. Friday, September 28, 2007, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel with the Rev. David Starcher officiating. Burial followed in Brown Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mike Woodward, Adam Galema, Shannon Murphy, Brian Scott, Chase Armstrong, and Michael Alderman. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the First Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 1003, Morehead, KY 40351.
Submitted by: Linda Cheeks Pittano