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John Floyd Black, Sr., 72
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Morrison resident and Warren County native John Floyd Black, Sr., 72, was born April 26, 1943 and died Oct. 10 at his residence following an extended illness.
A retired Lieutenant with the McMinnville Police Department, having served in the Tennessee Army National Guard for six years, and a member of Morrison Methodist Church, he was the son of the late Herman Benjamin and Minnie Wood Black. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son, John Black, Jr.; sister, Lucille Hudson; two brothers, Benny Black, Sr. and Michael Dale Black; and nephew, Benjie Black.
He was married July 15, 1967 to Linda Wrisner Black of Morrison. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children and spouses, Tim and Cindy Black of Manchester and Audrey and Bernie Gierucki of Morrison; five grandchildren, Felicia Tucker of Arkansas, Taylyn Black and Meredith Gray both of Manchester and Ethan and Christian Gierucki, both of Morrison; one great-grandchild, Remmington Black of Manchester; six brothers and sisters-in-law, Freddie and Joy Black, William and Theresa Black, Gary and Linda Black, Richard and Gennean Black, and David Black, all of McMinnville, and Roger and Jean Black of Murfreesboro; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Buddy Griffith of Smithville, Peggy and James Earls of McMinnville, and Shirley and Paul Starkey of McMinnville; and sister-in-law, Nadine Black of McMinnville.
Funeral service were held Monday in High’s Chapel with Lanny Johnson officiating. Burial followed in Morrison Cemetery.
High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 14, 2015