Lawrence Odell Black
Wichita Falls, TX

Died: January 20, 2010

Lawrence Odell Black, 84, of Wichita Falls, passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2010.

The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 23, 2010 in the chapel of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home with his nephew, Larry Toney, officiating. Interment will follow at Crestview Memorial Park under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home of Wichita Falls.

A son of the late Hezikah and Annie Sally (Cantrell) Black, he was born on January 23, 1925 in Foard County, Texas. He served our country proudly in the United States Navy during WWII. He later retired from Westbrooks Hydraulic Equipment Co. as a Hydraulic Engineer. Odell was a member of Woodhaven Baptist Church, and loved gardening and traveling. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Syble Morton Black; his son, Donald Odell Black; and his grandson, Jason Robert Priddy.

He is survived by his daughter, Suzanne Black Priddy; three sisters, Juanita Toney, Winona Moer all Wichita Falls, and Barbara Ann Rutledge of Burkburnett; his daughter-in-law, Kathie Baker Black of Kamay; three grandchildren, Kimberly Sims, Nathaniel Carlisle Priddy, and Richard Heath Priddy; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. Friday, January 22, 2010 at Owens & Brumley Funeral Home of Wichita Falls.

Gilbert Wingard
Arlington, TX
We are sad to hear of Lawrences death. I have informed my Mother Iona Newman and Aunt Edith Bertram. May God's blessings be with all of you. Best Personal Regards, Gib Wingard
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