1940 – 2014
AUGUSTA — Nellie M. Black, 74, of Mechanic Falls, died Christmas evening, Thursday, Dec. 25, at the MaineGeneral Rehabilitation & Long Term Care Facility at Glenridge in Augusta.
She was born on Sept. 2, 1940, in Mechanic Falls, a daughter of Harry and Beatrice (Ridley) Black. She attended local schools and was ever visible walking around the town of Mechanic Falls stopping to talk with friends.
Nellie enjoyed the company of her family, especially the company of her grandchildren, “Little Ricky” and Cole.
She is survived by her two sons, Ricky Black Sr. and his wife, Vikki, of Chelsea and Steve Black of Mechanic Falls; two grandsons, Ricky “Buddy” Black Jr. and Cole Black; siblings, Marion Buck of Turner and Martin Black of Norway; and nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her longtime companion, George Leonard, on Oct. 13, 2011; a sister, Ona Mae Winslow, and a brother, Donald Black, on Aug. 19.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.chandlerfunerals.com.