Rev. Lester S. Black

March 19, 1917August 16, 2010

Lester S. Black, 93, of Hackett, died Monday, August 16 in Van Buren. He was an ordained minister of the Assembly of God Fellowship, and was preceded in death by his wife, Louise; parents, Ben and Mae Black; one brother, Virgil Black, and two great-grandchildren, Sarah Maddock and Madelyn McCutchan.

He is survived by one daughter, Charlotte McCutchan and husband, James of Plano, Texas; three sons, Glendall Black and wife Marilyn, of Alma, Lenial Black and wife, Judith of Tyler, Texas, and Donald Black and wife, June of Van Buren; two sisters, Pearl Clark of Fort Smith, and Mildred Black of Greenwood; eight grandchildren, Bryan McCutchan , Cynthia McCutchan, Jared Black, Alicia Black, David Black, Lynnette Jennings, Michelle Black, and Denise Maddock, and eight great-grandchildren, Taylor and Aliya McCutchan, Tyler, Austin and Aubrey Jennings, Molly and Dylan Black, and Jaydyn Maddock.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 20 at the Greenwood First Assembly of God Church, with burial at Pleasant Hill Cemetery under the direction of McConnell Funeral Home of Greenwood.

Viewing will be 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where the family will visit with friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Pallbearers will be David Black, Jared Black, Art Maddock, Bryan McCutchan, Jim Black, and Roger Rainwater. Honorary pallbearers will be Sam Black, Bill Black, and Shady Grove Men’s Prayer Group.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Hill Cemetery, care of Willa Mason, 3810 Quillman Rd., Greenwood AR 72936.

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Arlie and Willene Curd

August 23, 2010

Words cannot tell how much the Curd family loved Bro. Black. He was always there if and when we needed him in sickness and death. We will never forget him.

Martha Bagley

August 21, 2010

All my sympathy to Mr. Glen Black and all the family. Martha Holden Bagley (County Line 76-80)

Bob Curd

August 20, 2010

Brother Black will be greatly missed. He was wonderful man and friend.

Ethel Mickle

August 20, 2010

Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to the Black family... Lester was a wonderful man... He and Louise were great friends of our family... Lester will be missed dearly by all...

Mr. Chester F. Mickle Family

August 19, 2010

Bro. Glendall and Don, I am so sorry for your loss and please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Your dad was such a good man and I know you will miss him greatly. I can't help but believe that he and Dad are going to be able to spend some time talking and gardening up in heaven.

Kay Richmond

Opal Harris

August 19, 2010

Glendall and Marilyn, I am so sorry about your loss. But I am happy to know you will see you dad again. What a wonderful promise of our Father. My sympathy to you and the chidren. The probably don't remember me.From Calvary AG,
Opal Harris

August 19, 2010

Our Prayers are with you.
Roger and Barbra Mattox