Emily Black

Obituary of Emily Laura Black

Mrs. Emily Laura Black, 80 a resident of Auburndale passed away Thurs. March 26, 2020 at Good Shepherd Hospital surrounded by her family. Mrs. Black was born Jan. 15, 1940 in Turner Co., GA. to John & Lessie (Hart) Dupree. She was a longtime Auburndale resident, graduated from Auburndale High School and was a homemaker. Emily enjoyed crocheting, reading her Bible and spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents; adopted parents – Elmer & Sybil Fussell and husband – Jimmy Curtis Black. Emily is survived by her loving family; 3 sons – Joey Black and Jonathan Black both of GA., and Jeremy Black of Polk City; 3 daughters – Lessie Raffield of Auburndale, Pamela DeFreezer of Fountain, FL. and Laura Gay of LA.; sister – Dorothy and brother – Sonny; 14 grandchildren, 14 gt. Grandchildren and 1 gt. gt. granddaughter. Private graveside service will be at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Polk City.

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