Elsie Marie Gregory Black, 75, of Hillsboro, died Tuesday, October 2, 2001, at the home of daughter, Sharon
Lowe of Morehead. Mrs. Black was born January 9, 1926 in Rowan County, a daughter of the late Matthew and
Mary Tennie Caudill Gregory. She was a member of the Little Mary Church.
Additional survivors include a son, Darrell C. Black of Hillsboro; two daughters, Carolyn Marie Charles of
Clearfield and Linda Mains of Augusta; three brthers, Lonnie Gregory and Larry Gregory, both of Hillsboro, and
Willie Gregory of Morehead; four sisters, Olive Harris, Margie Branham, Delphia Cox, and Beatrice Cox, all of
Hillsboro; six grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
The funeral was held on Friday, October 5, 2003 at the Little Mary Church in Maxie Flats with Elders Lonnie
Gregory, Barry Tiller and Feldon Ruggles, Jr. officiating and burial was in the Little Mary Cemetery.