Black, Shirley Jeanette (Ringgold)
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Shirley Jeanette Black, 75, of Ringgold, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019. A lifelong resident of the North Georgia area, she graduated from Ringgold High School class of 1961, was a retiree of TVA, where she worked as a travel clerk, and was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents, James Oliver and Mattie Lena Brown Black; brothers, Roland “Bo” Black and Thomas Black; and sister, Nell Jones.
She is survived by two sisters, Pauline B. Yates, of Ringgold and Doris C. Hester, of Tunnel Hill; two brothers, James “Cotton” Black, Jr., of Tunnel Hill and Charles W. (Shirley) Black, of Tunnel Hill; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. Billy Black officiating and Brad & Vicki Black performing music. Interment will follow at Anderson Memorial Gardens.
Kent Yates, Mark Yates, Cameron Yates, Randy Black, Scott Jones, Tim Black and Marty Black will serve as pall-bearers. Tony Jones, Larry Black, Donald Black, Dennis Black, Chris Jones and Nathan Black will serve as honorary pall-bearers.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8 and 9 a.m. until time of service on Jan. 9 in the parlor of the funeral home.
Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home-Ringgold Chapel.