Frances Marie Black

Mrs. Frances Marie Black, 65, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.

Mrs. Black was born April 16, 1953, in St. Louis, Missouri, to the late James Schneider and Joan MacDougal Schneider. She was employed as an administrator with Charlotte Oncology.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Black was preceded in death by her stepmother, Marilyn Schneider, as well as her sister-in-law, Diane Schneider.

She is survived by her husband, Mike Black of Cleveland; daughters, Laurie Bottoms of Woodstock, and Jennifer Binford of Charlotte, North Carolina; her sons, Shane Black of Acworth, and Ryan Sparkman of Little Ferry, New Jersey; and brothers, Steven James Schneider of Miami, Florida, and Lee Edward Schneider of Austin, Texas. In addition, she is survived by her step-siblings, Dana Doherty of Wilmington, North Carolina, John Shaw of Whittier, California, and Brian Shaw of Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Extended step-family includes Charlene Schneider and sons Ricard, Daniel and Andrew Klosterman, all of St. Louis, Missouri; their sister, Judy Lesellier of Angier, FR and Mark Peebles of Knoxville, Tennessee; and nine grandchildren. Survivors also include numerous paternal and maternal cousins of the Schneider and Macdougal as well as the Harris families, residing in Southern and Northern California, Washington and Missouri, including goddaughter Karla Boss and aunt Jean Migchelbrink.

A gathering of family and friends is scheduled between the hours of 1 and 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at Barrett Funeral Home.

The family respectfully ask that flowers be omitted. Rather, it is requested that donations be made to the fight for a cure to Alzheimer’s by donating in memory of Frances Marie Black to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

To share a memory of Mrs. Black or to leave a condolence, please visit

Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.

White County News

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Cleveland, Ga 30528

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