Rev. Vernon Nathaniel Black, 63, of East St. Louis died on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. Visitation from 56 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at the funeral home. Funeral 11 a.m. Friday at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, St. Louis. Burial in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery. St. Louis. Officer Funeral Home, East St. Louis.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Nov. 6, 2013