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Jack Mardis Balcome

September 23, 1932 ~ August 22, 2021 (age 88)


Jack Mardis Balcome, 88, of Richmond, Tx passed away on August 22 ,2021. Born on September 23, 1932, to Hazen Paul and Jennette Rhae Balcome in Long Beach, California.

Visitation will be held Wednesday August 25, 2021, from 5:00PM to 7:00PM At Mangum Funeral Home Center, Texas. Graveside Service will be Thursday August 26, at 10:00AM at Old Home Cemetery Center Texas.

Jack served in the Army, Armco steel retired after 26 years he was a small engine mechanic for several years, avid reader of the Bible. He loved corny jokes laughed at everything he would love to play chicken foot at the Sr. center. He like to play games in general backgammon, 42, chess pretty much any games. Weather reading the Bible, fiction novels or funny stories he would often pick up the speech patterns that’s the way he talked for several days, and he loved to travel.

Survived by Son- Jerry and wife Dianna Balcome of Joaquin, TX; Daughters- Linda Pouncey of Joaquin, Alicia and husband Jeff Corimer of Richmond Tx; 4 Grandchildren- Eddie and Melissa McGuffin of Cleveland, TX, Megan and Steve Glass of Lufkin, TX, Shellbie and Jason Cadena of FT. Worth, TX, Paul Balcome of Nacogdoches, TX, 10 Great Grandchildren and 6 Great-Great Grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: Parents Hazen Paul Balcome and Jennette Rhea Suttle, Son Paul Wane Balcome and Wife Bertha Mae Shelton.

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August 25, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mangum Funeral Home
420 San Augustine St
Center, Texas 75935

Graveside Service
August 26, 2021

10:00 AM
Old Home Cemetery
Center, Texas 75935

Please note
Take F.M. Road 699 from Center, Texas,10 Miles to County Road 4455, you will see the sign "Old Home Cemetery", turn left go about 1/2 Mile to Old Home Missionary Baptist Church, the cemetery is across the road from the Church.
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