Juanita Black

Obituary of Juanita C. Black

Lakin, Kansas


Juanita C. Black, age 99, died on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at the High Plains Retirement Village in Lakin, Kansas.  She was born on October 20, 1921 in Carizozo, New Mexico, the daughter of Jose and Manuela Luera Candelaria.


She was a member of the Catholic faith.


On September 14, 1941, she married John Black, Sr. in Carrizozo, New Mexico.  He preceded her in death in 1988.


She is survived by:

Three Sons

George Rodriguez of Kerrville, Texas

John Black, Jr. of Kempner, Texas

Albert Black of Coleman, Texas

Six Daughters

Mary Gamez of Deerfield, Kansas

Patsy Ambriz of Garden City, Kansas

Viola Ortiz of Santa Fe, New Mexico

Joan Scott of Corrigan, Texas

Beatrice Romero of Garden City, Kansas

Michelle Garcia of Overland Park, Kansas

Numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and great great great grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her parents, husband.


Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 10:00 am at the Lakin Cemetery in Lakin, Kansas.


Visitation will be on Friday July 2, 2021 from 3-8 at Price & Sons Funeral home of Garden City, Kansas.


Memorials are suggested to the Juanita Black Memorial Fund in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St. Garden City, Kansas 67846.

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