Thelma (Ward) Black(1931 - 2013)

Thelma Ward Black, 82, of Stephens City, VA, died Wednesday, June 12, 2013 in the Winchester Medical Center.

Mrs. Black was born March 13, 1931 in Whiteville, NC, daughter of the late Alonza and Lily Ward.

She was an engineer for C & P Telephone Company. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Front Royal, VA.

She was married to E. J. Black. Mr. Black died January 5, 2007.

Surviving are a daughter, Sue Rinker and her husband, Brad; a granddaughter, Dawnya Finerfrock and her husband, Brian; a grandson, Stephen Rinker and his wife, Allyson all of Front Royal, VA; and a brother, Randy Ward and his wife, Mavis of Bolton, NC.

Her brother, Reno Ward and sister, Elsie Bennett preceded her in death.

A funeral service will be held at 7:00 PM Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at First Baptist Church, Front Royal, VA with Dr. Mark Jordon officiating. Burial will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, June 19, 2013 in Peninsula Memorial Park, New Port News, VA with Mr. Joe Parrish officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5:30-7:00 PM prior to the service in the churchás fellowship hall for a time of food and remembrance.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church Music Fund, 14 W. First St., Front Royal, VA 22630.

Arrangements are being handled by Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Stephens City, VA.

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily from June 14 to June 15, 2013