Blanche (Collins) Black

September 29, 1927 ~ February 8, 2021 (age 93)


Due the weather: The Graveside service  will be Sunday, February 14th. 1:00pm.


Blanche Black, age 93, passed away peacefully in her home in West Liberty, Kentucky on February 8, 2021. Blanche was born in Blairs Mill, Kentucky on September 29,1927 to the late Morton and Bessie May Collins. Blanche married her late husband, Wendell Black. They built a prosperous life of farming, growing tobacco, owning the local general store and running the US Postal Service in Blaze, Kentucky for several decades. Blanche will be remembered for all who knew her by her kindness. Blanche was an accomplished artisan quilter with a keen eye for perfection and a work ethic like none other.

Her legacy lives on in her children: Gail Partin of Jackson, Ohio; Lynn (Betty) Black of West Liberty; her grandchildren Wendy Partin, Billie (Dan) Bartholomew of Columbus, Ohio and Brandon Black of West Liberty; and her great grandchildren Siler Haskell, Bailey, Connor, and Peyton Bartholomew. Also surviving, siblings, Amy Jo Morrison, Judy Davis and Stanley (Cathy) Collins; and grandson in law, Dave Haskell. She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Emmy Partin; husband, Wendell Black; parents, Morton and Bessie May Collins; son in law, Jack Partin; and siblings, Willa Dean Perry, Elizabeth Engdahl, and Kelly Collins.


Graveside services will be held 1:pm,Sunday, February 14,2021 in the Black Family Cemetery, Blaze Rd, in West Liberty, Kentucky under the direction of the Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home, West Liberty,KY. Pallbearers, Brandon Lynn Black, Dennis Lewis, Derrick Lewis, Vernon Lewis, Larry Lewis, Dennie Lewis and Shane Smith.

COVID-19 mandate/regulations will be followed as set forth by Governor Beshear and the CDC. The family request that visitors respect their desire to keep everyone safe by practicing social distancing guidelines and to wear a face covering of some sort.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations made to the String-Along Quilt Guild.  Publish in: Licking Valley Courier The Morehead News

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Graveside Service
February 14, 2021

1:00 PM
Black Cemetery
Blaze Road
West Liberty, KY 41472

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