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Dorothy L Harrison Black
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Birth: Jul. 10, 1917
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 2011
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA

Dorothy L. Black (1917 - 2011)

Dorothy Yarbrough Black, 94, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Friday in Greenwood Chapel, Dr. Mark Riley officiating. Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Greenwood Funeral Home.

Dorothy was born July 10, 1917, in Fort Worth to Roy E. and Ethel Harrison. She graduated from North Side High School in 1934 and then attended NTAC (UTA). She met and married Howard C. Yarbrough when they both worked for Interstate Theaters in downtown Fort Worth. After Howard's death in 1972, she worked for Ellison's Furniture and Fort Worth ISD. She was later married to John R. Black Jr. for 18 years until his death in 1993. Dorothy was a longtime member of Connell Baptist Church. She was a dedicated choir member and Sunday school teacher. She loved her church and her Lord and Savior. The family wishes to thank everyone at the Palm House and those who cared for her at Odyssey Hospice House.

Survivors: Daughters, Linda Johnson and husband, Tiffin, Kay Ryan and husband, Scott, Janetta Yarbrough; grandchildren, Courtney Johnson, Scott C. Ryan, Karin Johnson, Gabriel Whatley, Jeb Ryan, Jacob Ryan; eight great-grandchildren; stepson, John R. Black III; and stepgrandchildren, Jason Allbritton, Jenny Lee and their families.

Published in Star-Telegram on December 15, 2011
 
 
Burial:
Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 15, 2011
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 Added: Dec. 15, 2011
 
 
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