Clipped From Mt. Vernon Register-News
Paul Black Benton Paul F. Black, 58, of Benton, died last night at Good Samaritan Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Brayfield Funeral Home in Sesser, with the Rev. Ewell Gulley officiating. Burial will be in Maple Hill cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 6 p.m. Friday. Mr. Black was born in Jefferson county on May 13, litflG, the son of Benjamin and Flora (Harland) Black. He was married to Inda Cockrum. who survives. Besides his wife, he is survived by his mother, Mrs. "Flora Gajewski, Sesser; one daughter, Mrs. Frances Scroggins. Granite City; three grandsons, one granddaughter, and two great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Iva Gulley, Mt. Vernon. He was preceded in death by his father, a daughter, and a sister.