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Family-Placed Death Notice
BLACK, Frances FRANCES OPHELIA BLACK Frances Ophelia Black longtime resident of Fayetteville, Georgia died December 20, 2009 at the age of 97 in Sarasota, Florida where she resided for two years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years William Robert Black and her son Donald Robert Black. She is survived by her son Thomas Jack Black and daughter Mary Frances Black Hornsby both of Longboat Key, Florida. She has 12 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 5 great- great grandchildren. She was the matriarch of the Old Hickory House Restaurants family of Atlanta, Georgia founded by her husband William R. Black, sons Thomas Jack Black, Donald R. Black and daughter Mary Frances Black. She was an avid gardener, active in her church the Riverdale Church of God, homemaker and mother who will be tremendously missed by many. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at 12 noon in the chapel of Floral Hills Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Medlin officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10 am until service time. Arrangements by Floral Hills Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Tucker 770/491-3021
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Dec. 22, 2009