|Birth: ||Mar. 6, 1853|
|Death: ||Apr. 1, 1939|
The Muscatine (Iowa) Journal and News Tribune
Wednesday, 5 April 1939, page 5
Last Rites for Mrs. Black Held at Letts Church
Letts – Funeral services for Mrs. Alice Black, age 86, who died Saturday at the home of her son, Elmer Black, were held on Monday afternoon in the Letts United Brethren church with the Rev. l. B. Foster officiating. Burial was in the Nichols Cemetery.
Pall bearers were Hall Estle, Harlan Foster, Guy Hafner, Arthur Thompson, Curtis Foster and Max Schomberg. Flower attendants were Mrs. Hall Estle and Mrs. Harlan Foster.
Mrs. L. B. Foster sang two solos, "Rock of Ages" and "How Beautiful Heaven Must Be" and was accompanied by Mrs. Ralph McCleary at the piano.
Born In Tennessee.
Alice Templeton Black, the oldest daughter of John Wesley and Mary Frances Crittenden Templeton was born near Nashville, Tenn., on March 6, 1853. In 1857 she moved with her parents to Gentry county, Mo., later going to Kentucky where she lived until 1875 when she came to Iowa. Mrs. Black was a teacher at Nichols until she was married to John William Black on Jan. 17, 1883. Their home was made in Nichols for six years and they then moved to a farm in Orono township, Muscatine county, where Mrs. Black made her home until six years ago when she came to the home of her son at Letts.
Surviving are one son, Elmer Black of Letts, three grandchildren, George and Arthur Black, and Mrs. Newton Parrish of Letts and two great grandchildren, one brother, Joe Templeton of Hughson, Calif., and one sister, Mrs. Mollie Johnson of Auburn, Ky. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, one brother William McMurry, and a sister, Mrs. Blanche Rodgers. Mrs. Black was a member of the Methodist church at Conesville.
John Wesley Templeton (1820 - 1889)
Mary Frances Crittenden Templeton (1828 - 1892)
John William Black (1847 - 1927)*
Elmer Wesley Black (1885 - 1950)*
Infant Templeton (1849 - 1849)**
Alice Crittenden Templeton Black (1853 - 1939)
Blanche Templeton Rogers (1854 - 1905)*
Joseph Crittenden Templeton (1858 - 1951)*
Mollie Browder Templeton Johnson (1862 - 1943)*
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