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Minnie Lou Echols Black
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Birth: May 31, 1916
Death: Jan. 13, 2013

Minnie Echols Black, age 96 of Atlanta, died Sunday, January 13, 2013. She worked many years as an executive secretary at Mutual Life Insurance Co. as well as working with her husband in the estate furniture and appraisal business. After her husband's death in 1970, she took driving lessons and returned to Georgia State University achieving her Masters and her PhD. In the Winter 2008 Alumni Magazine for Georgia State, Mrs. Black was recognized as receiving more diplomas (six in total) than any other alumni. She taught business courses for many years at Henry Grady High School. Minnie Black was a member for many years at First Baptist Church of Atlanta, and at the time of her death was a member of Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Riddick Black, her parents William Arthur and Minnie Tolbert Echols, and her brothers, John Echols, Charles Echols, and sisters, Sarah Echols Bush, and Frances Echols. Mrs. Black is survived by nieces and nephews, Linda Sue Bush Houze (Ronald), Dameron Black III (Jane), Kitty Black Diefenbach (Kurt), Charles William Echols Jr. (Susan), Sandra Echols Crane, Arthur Echols (Susan), James Monroe Black, William Riddick Black (Brenda), Janice Black Jones (Lee), and several great and great-great nieces and nephews. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Arthur Echols (1878 - 1962)
  Minnie Lou Tolbert Echols (1879 - 1970)
 
 Sibling:
  Minnie Lou Echols Black (1916 - 2013)
  Frances Elizabeth Echols (1918 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Westview Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Jack Johnson
Record added: Jan 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104302926
Minnie Lou <i>Echols</i> Black
Added by: Jack Johnson
 
Minnie Lou <i>Echols</i> Black
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