Elizabeth Hiller Black, 89, died on Jan. 6 at Inova Hospital in Alexandria of complications from vascular diseases.
Black was born in Atlanta, Ga. on Dec. 24, 1914 and lived there until 1991, when she moved into Fellowship House at Lake Anne in Reston. She moved into Woodbine Nursing Home, Alexandria, in May of 2003.
In Atlanta, she worked as a clerk for the Corps of Civil Engineers during World War II and as a clerk with a large insurance company from 1946 until her retirement in 1976.
Her primary interest was in working with babies and infants. In the 1970s, she performed volunteer work in the premature baby ward at an Atlanta hospital. She was very active in the nursery program at Peachtree Presbyterian Church in the 1980s, affectionately known as "Miss Libby." She continued her child care work for several years after moving to Reston.
Her marriages to Julius Jamborsky and William Black ended in divorce.
She is survived by an only child, Richard J. Jamborsky of Reston, and three grandsons, Michael L. Jamborsky of Reston, Richard D. Jamborsky of Baltimore County and Daniel J. Jamborsky of Reston. She is also survived by one great grandchild, Ellie Delaney Jamborsky of Reston.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at Lake Anne Fellowship House, 11450 North Shore Drive, Reston, on Saturday, Jan. 10, at 11 a.m. Her ashes will be interred in Arlington Memorial Park, Atlanta.
Contributions in lieu of flowers, may be made in the name of "Miss Libby" to the Peachtree Presbyterian Church, designating the Nursery Fund, 3434 Roswell Road, N.W., Atlanta, GA 30305.