A graveside funeral service for longtime Times-News columnist Stephen M. Black has been set for 11 a.m. Wednesday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.A native and life-long resident of Henderson County, Black was a son of the late David H. and Rubye Garren Black. He was a columnist for the Times-News for 22 years, and was very proud of his time with the newspaper. He was a Marine Corps veteran, serving during the Vietnam era, and was an avid reader of military history. He was an advocate of animal rights, and was preceded in death by his beloved dog, Scooter.
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