Everel Adams Greene Black of Edgartown died at her home on August 11. She was 101.

Everel was the daughter of the late Louis M. and Zelda Greene and was a direct descendant of President John Adams. She graduated from Tisbury High School and Waltham School of Nursing. In 1941, she married John L. Black of Edgartown.

While raising a family, she taught 4-H to many Edgartown girls. She enjoyed fishing with her husband, who died in 1988. She was a porcelain artist and teacher and also painted in oils.

She is survived by a son, William A. Black; daughters Jeanne Black and her husband James Crave, and Shirley and her husband William Wilcox; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild; nieces and nephews; and caregivers Anndra, Elaine, Cay and Lexus.

A funeral service will be held privately.

Donations can be made to Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard, P.O. Box 1748, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.

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