Black, John C. "J.L."

Monday, November 27, 2017
John C. “J.L.” Black, 84, of Lookout Mountain, passed away, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017.  He was born June 27, 1933.

He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. After serving a full term with the Air Force, he enlisted with the United States Army.

He was a faithful servant of God, family and his country. He was pastor of Trinity Holiness Church. He retired from Combustion Engineering in 1984. He served as chaplain for the American Legion Post #106 in Trenton, Ga. He served as a member of the Dade County Board of Education. He was a Georgia State Senator for a full term and served again during a special session. He also served in T.V. and radio ministry for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Aubrey and Bessie Black; brother, Junior Black; and sister, Carolyn Sanchez.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Delma Lee York Black; son, Aubrey Black; daughters, Kay (Tim) Parker, Annette Anderson; seven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren; brothers, Sheldon Black and Jimmy Black; sister, Mary Lou Beam; many nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28 in the Chapel of Moore Funeral Home with Brother Estle Sanders, Brother Ron Case and Brother Jason Wooten officiating. Interment will be held in Lake Hills Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be held Sunday 4-8 p.m., Monday 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.

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