2018-06-14 / Obituaries

Marcus Earl Black

Marcus Earl Black, 77, of Giddings, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018, in Austin. Funeral service was held Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Spirit of Life Apostolic Church in Garrison with Rev. Mike Calloway officiating, assisted by Fr. Preston Earl Weatherly. 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 his wife, Mary Lynn Black of Giddings; two children, Rhondda Black of Houston and Mark Black of Giddings; two grandchildren, Hannah Taylor Black of Carthage and Rebekah Kate Black of Carthage; one sister, Carolyn Biggs and husband, Ronnie, of Tucson, AZ; two nephews, Jerry Hendrix of Tucson, and Steve Hendrix of Tucson, as well as numerous cousins and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, Horatio Black and Mary Catherine Weatherly Black.

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