Candace Nicole Black

August 12, 1988February 16, 2013

Salisbury-Candace Nicole Peoples Black, 24, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, February 16, 2013. Born in Salisbury on August 12, 1988, she was the daughter of Terry Bruce Peoples, Sr. and Sharon James Peoples of Salisbury. A 2006 honors graduate of North Rowan High School, she was continuing her education at Rowan Cabarrus Community College. Candace was a nursing assistant/secretary at Rowan Regional Medical Center and was a member of North Main Baptist Church in Salisbury. Candace was a devoted and wonderful mother, a loving daughter, sister and aunt, and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, family members include her husband, Lawrence Black, Jr.; her children, Malachi Xavier Lawrence Black and Mikaela Nicole Black and her brothers and sisters, Joyce Witherspoon, Cindy Hinson, Tracy Taylor, Terry Peoples, Jr., William Peoples, Charlotte Lawson, Bobby Peoples, Emma Peoples, Chris Webb, Wayne Webb, Kimberly and Kelvin Peoples.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 1:00-3:00 at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in China Grove. A funeral service to remember and celebrate Candace's life will begin at 3:00 in the funeral home chapel, conducted by the Rev. Dr. Dale Robertson, pastor, North Main Baptist Church.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at

Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home in China Grove is serving the family.


  • Visitation Sunday, February 24, 2013
  • Funeral Sunday, February 24, 2013

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March 23, 2013

Bonnie G. Salisbury, NC

March 23, 2013

Candace's family has been in my thoughts and prayers. I was saddened to hear of her passing. I know what it's like to lose a sister. She always had a smile. I knew Candace when's my mother was at the Laurels. Bonnie  G. Salisbury, NC

March 16, 2013

hey im Crystal Kyles my husband was married to Dawn we came to the funeral to support Dawn im sorry for your loss ive only heard good things about her i wish i could have meet her i know she will be missed

Darla Johnson

March 16, 2013

Was so hard to hear that you had been taken away from us:( You were a loving person to everyone..You were a great mother!I will always remember your beautiful smiing face & your sweet loving voice.I will remember the fun times we had together-You will be forever in my heart!I love you so much!!Lov always ur Auntie Darla

Emma Peoples

March 15, 2013

Linda turner

March 13, 2013

Kimmy,Sharon and the peoples family my heart goes out to you just praying God gives you strength and comfort in this difficult time.

Crystal Moore

March 12, 2013

Its been a very long time since candace and I have seen one another but she will be missed dearly and prayers go out to her family... I want say goodbye because its not goodbye but ill see you later!

Emma Peoples

March 12, 2013

Oh my sweet lil sister Candace, Still cant believe you are gone. You are my everything Candace, that will never change. And I promise I will put all the love I feel for you onto your two beautiful children.. You are loved and truly missed by everyone who was blessed to have known you.. Rest in Peace my sweet lil sister.. Erm loves ya always...

Kimberly Peoples

March 11, 2013

Theres no words i can say that will make this better all i can say is my big sissy was all ways there for me no matter what, she was all ways smileing an jokeing around but the bes thing about my sissy is she was the best sister ever, i miss u so much an i cant wait to see u again, I love you so much, I still cant belive this is true...I wont you back soo bad, i wont to stop crying this hurts so bad candace knowin its gonna be a long time i can see your smileing face again...I love u R.I.P Candace

Clarisa Sifford

March 1, 2013

I'am just now finding out my dear sis is gone. My heart is deeply sadden by her loss.I love her as if she was my sister, I remember having fun and hanging out on LEE.St . I going to miss you and I always love you and have you in my heart. I just wish I could see you one more time but in due time I will see you again RIP SWEETIE