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Jerry Wayne Black, was born October 21, 1957 in Wayne County the son
of the late Haynes Stanley and Verdie Godsey Black. He departed this
life, Sunday, August 21, 2016 at his home reaching an age of 58.
On March 17, 1979 he united in marriage with Joyce Ann Hall Black
who survives. To this union two children survive: Heather and her
husband Richard Lyons and Jeremy and wife Melissa Black.
Also surviving are his grandchildren—Kaitlyn Branscum, Joshua,
Andrew, Lindsey and Nathan Black and Mason Lyons; siblings—Barbara
Sue Bishop, Betty Jean, Roy Lee and Ronnie Black.
He is preceded in death by his siblings—Verlene Kinser, Howard
Black; and an infant sister—Nellie Ruth Black.
He worked for over 24 years with Tecumseh Manufacturing and ten
years as a rural mail carrier.
He had accepted Christ as his Savior and was a member of Liberty
Baptist Church.
He was a faithful husband, a loving father and grandfather and a
friend to everyone he met.
Funeral services were held Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with
Bro. Ulanda Price officiating.
Burial followed in the Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.
Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on August 30, 2016
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