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Luna May Roberts Black
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Birth: May 20, 1903
Lumberton
Lamar County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Sep. 21, 1984
Oil City
Venango County
Pennsylvania, USA

Luna May Roberts was born in Mississippi and lived in Mississippi during her childhood years. She was the daughter of Charlie Bethel and Mary Elizabeth (Burkhalter) Roberts.

Luna May Roberts and Leland Clair "Lee" Black were united in marriage on the 16 Nov. 1926 in Lumberton, Lamar Co., Ms. They were the parents of seven children.

Leland Clair "Lee" Black was the son of Frank M. Black and Lydia (Bell) Black of Warren County, Pa. May and Lee left Ms. and was living in Oil City, Venango County, Pa. when their oldest daughter was born June 11, 1928 at 10:10 P.M.

On April 25, 1930 census, May & Lee were living in Cranberry Township Venango County Pa., enumerated as Leland C. Black age 30 employed as a pumper in the oil fields; Luna, wife, age 27; and Dolores, daughter age 1 year & 4 months; Leland, son, born since 1 April/with a line drawn through the entry. Lee and May did have a son who was born on the 9 April 1930 at 5 P.M., he was named Leland Clair Black Jr.

Lee and May lived and raised their seven children in Pa. They also adopted one of their grandson's and raised him. After Lee's death in 1962 May and her youngest son moved to Florida where they lived for several years, May eventually went back to Pa. where she lived the rest of her life.

May died September 21, 1984 in Oil City, Venango County, Pa. at the age of 81. She was interred at Calvary Cemetery in Oil City, Pa.

Son-in-law not linked below:
William J. Buchok Memorial# 61551213

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charlie Bethel Roberts (1877 - 1946)
  Mary Elizabeth Burkhalter Roberts (1885 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Leland Clair Black (1900 - 1962)*
 
 Children:
  Leland Clair Black (1930 - 2002)*
  Ruby L Black Horn (1931 - 2014)*
  Ralph Devoy Black (1933 - 1999)*
  Arthur Leroy Black (1935 - 1997)*
  Robert W. Black (1938 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Stennis Devoy Roberts (1901 - 1979)*
  Luna May Roberts Black (1903 - 1984)
  Ida Inez Roberts Thomas (1904 - 1980)*
  Luther Leroy Roberts (1906 - 1958)*
  Charles Calloway Roberts (1909 - 1984)*
  Emma Roberts (1909 - 1912)*
  Barbara Lee Roberts Hutcherson (1911 - 1977)*
  Richard Marvin Roberts (1914 - 2002)*
  Ruby Ernestine Roberts Jarrell (1916 - 2010)*
  Walter Ward Roberts (1918 - 1976)*
  Harvey William Roberts (1920 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Oil City
Venango County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Jo Roberts
Originally Created by: Helen R. Kennedy
Record added: Nov 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43807646
Luna May <i>Roberts</i> Black
Added by: Helen R. Kennedy
 
Luna May <i>Roberts</i> Black
Added by: Bonnie
 
Luna May <i>Roberts</i> Black
Added by: Helen R. Kennedy
 
 
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Rest in Heavenly peace. Condolences from the family of Margaret Murray McFerren, Oil City & Franklin PA , and Washington, D.C. May the Lord bless those you left behind, and heal their broken hearts.
- PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON & JR BLANTON
 Added: Mar. 24, 2014
May You Rest in Peace.
- Helen R. Kennedy
 Added: Nov. 1, 2009
 
 
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