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Lorene Black

CHESTER -- Mary Lorene Black of 644 Columbia Road died Friday, March 7, 2008, at Chester Regional Nursing Center. She was 92.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, with the Rev. Clay Waldrip officiating. Interment will follow at Chester Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Black was a daughter of the late James Pressley and Annie Cameron Black. She attended Chester County Schools and was retired from Springs Industries. She became a member of First Baptist Church in 1926 and served as a primary Sunday school teacher.

Surviving are a number of nieces and nephews including Cathy Baker Blackburn and Jane Baker Dover of Chester and Lisa Baker Grier of Spartanburg, S.C., who were her caregivers in her latter years; and several great and great-great nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 1:45 p.m. Sunday in the foyer of First Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 518, Chester, SC 29706.

Barron Funeral Home, 133 Wylie St., Chester is in charge of arrangements.