Freida Viola Elder Black, 72, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2013. She was born February 12, 1941 in Wayne Co, MO to the late Lloyd and Pauline Marler Elder.
Freida is survived by her husband of 54 years, Dennis Black of Belmont, NC; three children, Dennis Robert Black Jr. and wife, Pam of OH, Tammy Harris and husband David of Dallas, Lavonda Pearson and husband, Dwayne of Shelby; four grandchildren, Justin May, Timothy Harris, Jonathon Harris and A.J. Roberts; one great-grandchild, Adam Carter Harris; brothers, Jerry Elder of Rochelle, IL and Kemmy Elder of Poplar Bluff, MO.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Rocky Pearson and sister, Doris Gordon.
A celebration of her life will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, March 19 at Carothers Funeral Home, 412 S. Main St, Stanley. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Gardens in Mt. Holly, NC.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.carothersfuneralhomestanley.com
Carothers Funeral Home is serving the Black family