April 10, 1953-July 10, 2019

A memorial service honoring the life of Mrs. Patricia Black will be Thursday, July 18 at 2 p.m. at Pelican Baptist Church in Pelican with the Rev. Ron Thompson officiating. Family will receive friends for visitation at the church July 18 from 1 p.m. until service time.

Patricia was born April 10, 1953, in South Bend, Ind., to William Melton Woods and Shirley Ann Straube-Woods. She entered into rest July 10, 2019, in Magnolia, Ark.

Patricia was preceded in death by her birth parents, William and Shirley Woods; and adopted parents, Norman and Ruth Waddle; sister, Shirley Gaspard and husband Austin; and brother-in-law, Halvor Peterson.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 19 years, the Rev. Donald Mack Black of Pelican; sisters, Debbie Westberg and husband Bruce of Camp Verde, Ariz., Robin Rich and husband Kevin of Ashville, N.C., Vickie Wyatt and husband Donnie of Branson, Mo., and Jewell Peterson of Many; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.