Margaret L. Black, age 93, of Bluff City, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.


She was born March 30, 1925 in Bristol, Va., a daughter of the late Arthur and Nellie Waters Slaughter. Margaret attended Seventh Day Adventist Church of Bristol. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, George Black Jr.


She is survived by her sons, George “Larry” Black, II and Charles Black; daughters, Diana Black, Victoria Rumley, and Denise Black; grandchildren, James Rumley, Dericka Black, Autumn Black, Ricky Black, and Stevie Hicks; five great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.


The funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, January 4, 2019 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ted Muncy officiating. The family will receive friends from 12 until 1 p.m. prior to the service. The interment will follow the service at Sunrise Cemetery. Pallbearers will be James Rumley, Ricky Black, Charles Black, Stevie Hicks, Teddy Perkins, and Michael Roberts. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or make a visit to someone in a nursing home.