Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Blacks in:
 • Westview Cemetery
 • Atlanta
 • Fulton County
 • Georgia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Minnie Lou Echols Black
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
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. 
Family links: 
  William Arthur Echols (1878 - 1962)
  Minnie Lou Tolbert Echols (1879 - 1970)
  Minnie Lou Echols Black (1916 - 2013)
  Frances Elizabeth Echols (1918 - 1925)*
*Calculated relationship
Westview Cemetery
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
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Evening Blues
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service