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“Clarence Allen, I was saddened to see the loss of your Dad. He and your Mother were two of my favorite people at Calvary. I will always have fond...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Maurice Varnell - Florence, TX

“Dear Judy, Allen and Family We are praying for you in you loss of precious Paw Paw. We will never forget last fourth of July when he drove up...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Gary & Carol Newell - Flint, TX

“Uncle Clarence will always be remembered for his Christian beleifs. I remember a lot of good times fishing and dinners with our rather large family....Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Harold & Jean Williams - TX

“To The Black Man and his wife, Judy Our deepest condolences to you and your family in your loss. WOW, what great memories you must have and special...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: suzanne and leroy bratton - TX

“Uncle Clarence was a very special person who will be missed by all that knew him, especially his kindness shown toward others and gentle nature. As I...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Mike Pate - Pflugerville, TX

“To Clarence's Family: My Thoughts and Prayers are with you over the lose of Clarence. He was a wonderful man and I remember him dearly when I...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Jo Hammons - Waxahachie, TX

“Always enjoyed visiting with Clarence over the years! He always brought a smile to my face! I am so glad that I got a picture of him in his hat at...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Pamela (Blackmon) Thomas - TX

“ALAN, JUDY, CHRISTY AND DARLA AND FAMILIES: Wish I could be there with all of you at this difficult time for all of us. We have all lost a very...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: CARL AND MARIANNE SCHOENHAAR - IL

“Our deepest heartfelt sympathy. God speed. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: LUCKY & LINDA COX - BALCH SPRINGS, TX


Clarence Elbert Blackman December 21, 1917 - July 11, 2012 Clarence Elbert Blackman (or PoPo to his family) of Waco passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Services will be 1:30 p.m., Monday, July 16, at Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Jim Coston officiating. Burial will follow at Waco Memorial Park. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Sunday, July 15, at Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey. Clarence was born December 21, 1917, in Coryell County, Texas, to Thomas Lott and Dora Estell Chatham Blackman. He served in World War II and worked for the VA Hospital in Waco for 30-plus years. He loved his family, his church and all his many dear friends. Clarence enjoyed playing dominoes (42 and Chicken Foot). He was a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church for over 63 years and worked in the church office. He was preceded in death by his parents; numerous brothers and sisters; his wife, Morie (of 67 years); his son, Robert Blackman; and twin grandsons at birth. He is survived by his son, Clarence Allen Blackman and wife, Judy, of Mesquite, TX; one brother; and three sisters. He is also survived by three granddaughters and their spouses; one grandson; one great granddaughter; and two great grandsons; along with a host of nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in our "Memorial Guestbook" at www.WilkirsonHatchBailey.com.