Frieda Black | Obituary | The Press and Standard

by | July 27, 2017 9:53 am

Last Updated: July 31, 2017 at 11:18 am

Frieda C. Black

Care of Parker-Rhoden Funeral Home

Mrs. Frieda Carter Black, widow of Henry Neyle Black, died Tuesday, July 27, in Walterboro. Born in Lodge, October 21, 1926, she was the daughter of the late R.D. Carter and Armeda Jones Carter.

She is survived by her son, Henry Neyle Black, Jr., and members of her extended family, including her sister-in-law Wanda Overman Carter and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. She is also survived by her close friends, members of her bridge club, for over fifty years. She was pre-deceased by her brothers, Donald R. Carter and Robert A. Carter, and her sister-in-law Betty Ruth Smoak Carter Arrants.

Mrs. Black was a graduate of Walterboro High School, 1943. She received a BS degree in dietetics from Winthrop College in 1947, and a Teachers’ Certificate in home economics in 1950.

Mrs. Black was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, Walterboro, where she was a Sunday school teacher for 22 years. She also served as youth director, stewardship chairman, and a member of the board of trustees. For many years, she was on the Board of Visitors at the Methodist Oaks Home in Orangeburg.

She was vice president of the Colleton County Education Association and represented the Association at the National Education Convention in Denver in 1958. She was also vice president of the South Carolina Home Economics Association.

Mrs. Black was a former member of the Walterboro Book Club, the Tea and Topics Literary Club, and Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional honor society for women in the education field. A member of the Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society, she received the Robert A. Carter Volunteer Award in 2004.

Graveside services were conducted by The Reverend Ben L. Barnett at Live Oak Cemetery, Walterboro, Saturday, July 29, at 11:00 a.m. Memorials may be sent to Bethel United Methodist Church, 355 Hampton St. Walterboro, SC 29488.

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