Willie J. Black

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, January 4, 2005

Services for Willie J. Black of Bogue Chitto are 11 a.m.Thursday, Jan 6 at Springfield M.B. Church with burial in thechurch cemetery.

Visitation is Wednesday from noon until 5 p.m. at WilliamsMortuary. Family hour is Thursday from 10-11 a.m. at thechurch.

Mr. Black, 67, died Dec. 31, 2004, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Lincoln County on Oct. 8, 1937, to WillieBlack Sr. and Zadie Black Marks.

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He was retired and disabled. He was a veteran of the Army. Hewas a member of Springfield M.B. Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his sister, ClariceMaxwell; his brother, Dennis Black; and his stepbrother, Freddie L.Marks.

Survivors are his sisters, Marie Sanders of Bogue Chitto, andLaverne Butler and her husband, Johnny, of Wesson; his stepsister,Mary L. Marks of Milwaukee, Wisc.; his brothers, Theodore “Bo”Black and his wife, Glenda, of Bogue Chitto, O.L. “Nick” Black ofBogue Chitto, Willie Black Jr. and his wife, Doris, of Brookhaven,James Black of Brookhaven, and Lester Black of Pearl; and a host ofnieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.