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Mrs. Belle Black

From Patti Overturf
Obituary for Minnie Belle Watts, Mrs. Walter V. Black:
From "News Press", Stillwater, Oklahoma, 15 July 1974

Tuesday Services Set for Mrs.Black,68
Mrs. Belle Black, mother of Dr. Davis F.Black, died July 14, 1974 in Stillwater Municipal Hospital.  She was a resident of 915 W. 4th.  A local funeral service will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Strode Funeral Home Chapel.  The Rev. Joe Stumbaugh will officiate. 
Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Sherman, Texas., after a service at Dannel Funeral Chapel, Sherman,3:30 p.m. Tuesday.   
The daughter of Willis F. and Ida Watts, she was born in Anson, Texas Dec. 6, 1905.  She was married to Walter V. Black, Dec. 9, 1922 at Greenwood, Texas.
She was a member of Stillwater Chapter 54, Order of Eastern Star and had lived in Stillwater since 1962.  She was a former resident of Greenville and Newsom[e], Texas.
Survivors include her husband, Dr. Black, 135 Orchard Lane, two grandchildren, three brothers Aaron Watts, Dallas, Texas, Joe Watts, DeSoto, Texas and Jack Watts, Ft. Worth, Texas, four sisters Mrs. Grace Shaw, Campti, La., Mrs. Ruth Skinner, Winnsboro, Texas and Linda and Sue Watts both of Arlington, Texas.
Active pall bearers in the Stillwater service will be Max Koener, Bryon Daniels, Paul Marshall, Joe Wyatt, Dr. Hugh McClure and Charles Rushmore.  Honorary bearers locally will be Dr. Merle Wedel, Dr. Gary Meyer, Dr. James Locklar, Cushing, Dr. Sid Williams, Dr. Dan Wagner and Dr. Tim Smalley

(husband Walter V. Black is buried in Cypress Cemetery, Franklin Co., Texas)


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