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Nell Rose Black

March 27, 1949 ~ July 28, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old



                Nell Rose Black, 74, of London, died Friday, July 28, 2023, in her residence surrounded by her loving family.

                Born March 27, 1949, in Hazard, Kentucky, she was a daughter of Billy and Dorothy (Stolts) Turner.

                Nell graduated from Hazard High School in 1967 and went on to attend Berea College in Berea, Kentucky where she worked as a student weaver and obtained a degree to teach Latin. After moving to London, Ohio in 1978 she became a licensed social worker, retiring from Madison Correctional Institution as a substance abuse counselor. In her free time she enjoyed reading, traveling, all types of sewing, bicycling, collecting Santa figurines and watching UK basketball. She was also a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church in London. 

                She leaves behind her devoted husband of 51 years, Ronald J. Black; daughters Virginia (Charles) Potts and Sara (Philip) Newell; grandchildren Arianne Potts, Kevin Potts, Lauren Boyd (fiancé Iain McCormick), and Natalie Boyd; great-grandson Oliver McCormick; brother Billy Edward Turner; numerous nieces, one nephew, and many cousins. Nell was preceded in death by her parents.

                Services will not be observed, in accordance with Nell’s wishes.

                Memorials in Nell’s name can be sent to the Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails, P.O. Box 308 London, Ohio 43140.

                The family is being served by the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 North Main Street, London, Ohio 43140, where condolences are encouraged to be shared at www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.

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