Ernest Lamar Black
Ernest Lamar Black

May 26, 1929 - April 6, 2018
Born in Appling County, Georgia
Resided in Waycross, GA
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Mr. Ernest Lamar Black, 88, died Friday morning (April 6, 2018) at the Hospice House Satilla following an extended illness.

He was born in Appling County but had resided most of his life in Ware County. He was employed with Cauley Meat Packing Company for over 30 years and had also worked with King Edward Cigar plus Lee Feed and Seed. He was a member of Jamestown Baptist Church and the Big Brothers Sunday School Class where he served as a Deacon for many years. He simply loved the Lord.

Mr. Black was a son of the late William Elzie Black and Zonia Gertrude Beckworth Black. He was preceded in death by five siblings, Rev. Dorris Black, Issac Black, Dorothy Lightsey, Willis Black, and Eloise Seabolt.

He is survived by his wife, Doris Black of Waycross; five children, Donnie Lamar Black (Myra) of Hazlehurst, Patsy Sheffield (Benjy) of Hahira, Ruth Anne Jordan (Gene) of Dixie Union, Debra K. McQuaig (David) of White, and Ernest Wendell Black (Tammy) of Dixie Union; nine grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; a sister, Bertha Ruth Cravey (Jack) of Waycross; a brother, Robert Elzie Black (late Joann) of Statesboro; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Sunday (April 8, 2018) at Jamestown Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends Saturday evening at Music Funeral Home from 6 until 8 o’clock.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Music Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.




Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Saturday, April 7, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Jamestown Baptist Church
3800 A B C Ave.
Waycross, GA US 31503
Sunday, April 8, 2018
2:00 PM
Greenlawn Cemetery
5000 Brunswick Hwy.
Waycross, GA US 31503
Sunday, April 8, 2018