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James Madison Black, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1922
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 2012
Athens
Henderson County
Texas, USA

JAMES M. BLACK, Jr., age 89, a resident of Mabank since 1986, formerly of Irving, died Saturday, July 28, 2012 at East Texas Medical Center in Athens.

Born December 29, 1922 in Abilene, he was the son of James Madison Black, Sr. and Ada Cornelia Andrews Black.

He was in the United States Air Force, played football at Hardin-Simmons University and Texas A & I, and also had attended McMurry College in Abilene.

He worked for Lone Star Gas Company for about 40 years in the advelorum tax department.

Preceded in death by his parents, a brother Sydney McLemore Black, his wife Mary in 2008 and son James M. Black, III in December 2011.

He is survived by a daughter Jan Gaddie and her husband Jim of Mabank; four grandchildren, Jamey Black and wife Bree of Dallas, Jason Black of Midlothian, James (Trey) Black and wife Nicole of Mesquite, and Billy John Foster of Mabank; and three great grandchildren, Madison Delaney Black, Maicie Jalynn Black, and Sydney Paul Black (and one little baby girl on her way). Graveside services were 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 30, 2012 at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens in Irving. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Madison Black (1888 - 1945)
  Ada Cornela Andrews Black (1899 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ruth Adams Black (1927 - 2008)
 
 Children:
  James Madison Black (1953 - 2011)*
 
 Sibling:
  James Madison Black (1922 - 2012)
  Sydney McLemore Black (1924 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Memorial Gardens
Irving
Dallas County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sandra Gwilliam
Record added: Aug 05, 2012
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James Madison Black, Jr
Added by: Sandra Gwilliam
 
James Madison Black, Jr
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James, may you and Mary watch over your family from heaven. I am so glad we are kin and that I got to know a bit about your family.
- Sandra Gwilliam
 Added: Aug. 6, 2012
 
 
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