Martha S. Black
CONCORD ó Martha Rebecca Speight Black, 88, 214 Krimminger Ave., died Friday, March 14, 2008, at her home.
Born Oct. 9, 1919, in Stanly County, Mrs. Black was a daughter of the late Joseph Alexander and Mary Barbee Speight. A homemaker, she was an active member of Center United Methodist Church as long as her health permitted.
Her husband, Graham Robinson Black, died Feb. 9, 1965; and son Joe Neal Black also preceded her in death.
Survivors include son Ronnie R. Black, Oakboro; daughters Barbara Sue Black, Judy Black Nash and Carol Black Smith, all of Concord, and Joan Black Stancil, Gold Hill; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
A service was held Sunday, March 16, 2008, at Center United Methodist Church, conducted by the Rev. Don Newman. Burial, church cemetery.
Memorials: Center United Methodist Church, 1119 Union St. S., Concord, NC 28025 or Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.
Hartsell Funeral Home was in charge.