Mattie Marie Black
April 11, 1927 ~ February 1, 2007
Services for Mattie "Marie" Black, 79, of Leesburg, Texas will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 4, 2007 at Harris Chapel United Methodist Church, Hughes Springs, with Rev. Curtis Hall officiating. Burial will follow at Harris Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. Mrs. Black died Thursday, February 1, 2007 at a Tyler hospital. She was born April 11, 1927 at Fort Towson, Oklahoma. She was a homemaker and member of Eaves Tabernacle Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by one son, Derryl Black. She is survived by her husband, Johnnie "Pete" Black of Leesburg; two daughters, Martha Handford of Sacramento, CA, Debbie Hodge of Longview, TX; two sons, John Michael "Mike" Black of Snohomish, Washington and Darwin Black of Leesburg; two sisters, Birdie Stewart of Hughes Springs and Ruby Webber of Fort Towson, Oklahoma; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. Viewing and visitation will be Saturday afternoon and evening at the funeral home and the family will receive friends after 6 p.m.