Marcus Earl Black

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Marcus Earl Black, 77, of Giddings, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018, in Austin.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Spirit of Life Apostolic Church in Garrison with Rev. Mike Calloway officiating, assisted by Fr. Preston Earl Weatherly. Interment will follow at Cold Springs Cemetery in Garrison. Visitation will be held prior to the service at the church, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Mr. Black was born July 30, 1940, in Tyler, to Horatio Black and Mary Catherine Weatherly Black. His hobbies included singing, playing music and fishing. He was in the ministry for over fifty years and recently retired from ministering at Calvary United Pentecostal Church of Giddings. He was a member of UPC International.

He is survived by wife, Mary Lynn Black of Giddings; children, Rhondda Black of Houston, Mark Black of Giddings; grandchildren, Hannah Taylor Black of Carthage, Rebekah Kate Black of Carthage; sister; Carolyn Biggs and husband, Ronnie, of Tucson, Arizona; nephews; Jerry Hendrix of Tucson, Arizona, Steve Hendrix of Tucson, Arizona; numerous cousins and other relatives.

He is preceded in death by parents, Horatio Black and Mary Catherine Weatherly Black.

Services are under the direction of Garrison Funeral Home in Garrison, Texas.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on June 6, 2018