James Perry Houston

May 22, 1939 ~ February 5, 2021 (age 81)


Mr. James Perry Houston was born to Irvin and Otha Houston on May 22, 1939 in Marshall, TX. Mr. Houston departed this life from natural causes on Thursday, February 4, 2021. Following his marriage to Mrs. Queen T. (Waskom) Houston (predeceased in 2005), Mr. Houston relocated relocated to San Francisco, CA where he resided for nearly 30 years.

Mr. Houston and his wife returned to Marshall, TX in 1987 following his retirement from the University of California, San Francisco, where he had been employed for 27 years as a Building Engineer. Mr. Houston will be celebrated on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Texas and Louisiana Association Building (mandated facial coverings and social distancing) and interred next to his wife, Queen, at Nichols Cemetery in Marshall, TX. Arrangements are entrusted to Black's Funeral Home and Cremation Services (903) 693-3611.

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February 12, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Black's Family Center
2308 S. Washington Street
Marshall, TX 75672

Funeral Service
February 13, 2021

2:00 PM
Texas & Louisiana Baptist Association Building
2709 Karnack Highway
Marshall, TX 75670

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