December 14, 1936 – July 15, 2022

Nina Marine Buchanan Black, 85, of Hickory, departed this life to her heavenly home on Friday July 15, 2022 at Trinity Ridge Nursing Center following a period of declining health.

Mrs. Black was born on December 14, 1936 in Mitchell County to the late Kester Buchanan and Naomi Sparks Buchanan. She retired from Johnson Hosiery Mill in 1988, and was a church member of the Body of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister JoAnn McClellan; a brother, Danny Buchanan; and a step-daughter, Angela Black.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Phillip Wayne Black of Hickory; her daughters, Nancy Black Yoder and husband Andy of Hickory and Tammy Black Goldsmith and husband Matt of Raleigh; her grandchildren, Joshua Allen Yoder and wife Amy of Morganton; Ariel Yoder Roark of Hickory and Piper Michele Goldsmith of Raleigh; her great-grandchildren, Noah James Yoder, Chloe Grace Yoder “Tinkerbell”, David Jeremy Roark, Grayson Owens, Peyton Owens and Madi Edwards; two nephews, Mike McClellan and Rick McClellan; three great-nieces, Jennifer McClellan, Leslie Lane and Crystal Miller; also surviving is her good friend Lynn who loved and cared for her when she needed it most.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday July 21, 2022 in the Chapel of Mackie Funeral Service, with Rev. Dale Leonhardt officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Hickory.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 1:00-2:00 P.M. at Mackie Funeral Service in Granite Falls.

Flowers are accepted and appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to Carolina Caring, 3965 Robinson Rd. Newton, NC 28658.

Mackie Funeral Service & Cremations of Granite Falls is serving the family.

Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory