Kathy Sue Black

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GREENVILLE - Kathy Sue Black, 63, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Sept. 16, 2013, at 4:55 a.m. at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center, Greenville, Ohio.

She was born March 27, 1950, in Greenville, Ohio, the daughter of Janette (Townsend) Drew of Greenville and the late Elmer Drew.

She was a was self-employed for 43 years at the Beauty Salon as a cosmetologist; a 43-year member of St. John Lutheran Church; worked for Darke County Board of Elections for 42 years; she served on the Darke County Cancer Board for seven years; she was a member of Look Good Feel Better; and worked as a hair stylist for many years at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home.

She is preceded in death by her father.

She is survived by her mother: Janette (Townsend) Drew; husband: Steven K. Black of Greenville, whom she married May 8, 1970; her daughter and son-in-law: Matisha and Jim Ricks of Houston, Texas; grandchildren: Bryant Jacob Ricks and Kelby Janette Ricks; brother and sister-in-law: Kyle and Donna Drew of Indianapolis, Ind.; nieces: Lauren Drew and Erin Drew.

Remembrance Celebration will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Alan Knoke officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

Family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Association of Darke County, St. John Lutheran Church, or State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be expressed through


Published in The Daily Advocate on Sept. 16, 2013
Arrangements under the direction of:
Zechar Bailey Funeral Home
1499 N Broadway PO Box 337 | Greenville, OH 45331 | (937) 548-4141
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