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son of William Henry and Narcissus Black; George A. obituary
Payson Resident Succumbs PAYSON - George A. Black, 87. 588 S. 600 W., Payson, a former deputy sheriff of Grand County, died Thursday at the Utah Valley Hospital in Provo. He was born April 14, 1881, in Charleston, W. Va.. a son of W. H. and Narcifsus Harmon Black. He married Millie Parton on March 17, 1909, in Green River. She died in July of 1934. He married Esther Walter on June 16, 1945 in Price. Mr. Black had been a coal miner in the Carbon County area for a number of yi'ars. He was a deputy sheriff in Grand County for many years. At the lime of his death he was a member of the Orient Lodge No. 15 F. & A. M., in Green River, and a member of the United Mine Workers, No. 9958. Since 1947 he had been a resident of Payson, Survivors incude his widow of Payson; two daughters and two sons, Mrs. Brent (Sharon) Nicholson, Boise, Ida.; George D Black, Palisade, Colo., and Dixon Black and Mrs. Ernest (Arvilla) Olsen, both of Helper; nine grandchildren; 14 great- grandchildren, and one brother and one sister, Marion J. Black, Payson, and Mrs. Louise Senior, Salt Lake City. Memorial services will be conducted today at 1:30 p.m. in the Keith Jolley Mortuary in Payson, under the direction of the Damascus Lodge No. 10 F. & A. M. of Provo. In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to contribute to the Shriners Hospital in Salt Lake City.