Winston Lee Black

b. 2 October 1917, d. 27 February 1983
  • Winston Lee Black was born on 2 October 1917 in Texas.
  • He married Lucie Lee Gregg, daughter of John Gideon Gregg and Mary Annis Berry, on 31 January 1940 in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas, at the Episcopal Church.
  • The following appeared on 1 February 1940 in the El Paso Herald-Post: Miss Lucie Lee Gregg, daughter of Mrs. John Gideon Gregg, and Winston Lee Black, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Black, were married Wednesday at the Episcopal Church in Abilene.
         The couple will make their home in El Paso.
         The bride has been a student at Texas University in Austin. Mr. Black attends College of Mines, where he is a member of the football team.
  • Mary Annis Berry appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in El Paso, Texas, at 2815 North Florence Street. Other members of the household included Winston Lee Black, Lucie Frances Campbell and Lucie Lee Gregg. The family was living in the same place in 1940.
  • Winston Lee Black died on 27 February 1983 at age 65 in El Paso County, Texas.
  • His wife Lucie Lee Gregg became a widow at his death.
  • He was interred at Restlawn Memorial Park, El Paso, Texas.
  • The following appeared on 16 June 2012 in the El Paso Times: Lucie Lee Gregg Black was born on September 17, 1918 in Fort Worth, Texas to Mary Berry and John Gregg. She graduated from the National Cathedral School for Girls, in Washington D.C. in 1936. Lucie Lee graduated from the Texas College of Mines in 1940 with a bachelor's degree in English. She was a lifetime member of St. Clement's Episcopal Church, Junior League of El Paso, and a member and past president of Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumni. She was a founding member and past president of El Paso Realtors Auxiliary, Sun Country Doll Folks and Country Club Garden Club. Lucie Lee was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Winston Lee Black and her daughter, Virginia Bernice. She is survived by her son, Winston Jr., and daughters, Mary Frances Denton, Lucie Lee Chitwood, Barbara Brown and Elizabeth Murillo. She was a loving grandmother to nine grandchildren and one great great grandson. Lucie Lee will be best remembered for her dry wit, her amazing sense of humor, and her never ending patience she had for all those she loved. She will be greatly missed by everyone who loves her and all those whose lives she touched. Graveside Service will be held on Monday, June 18, 2012, at 10:00am, at Restlawn Cemetery. Services entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home-West.
         "Don't grieve for me, I have had a wonderful life. Eat my chocolate."
  • Last Edited: 23 Feb 2013

Family: Lucie Lee Gregg b. 17 September 1918, d. 13 June 2012