Jack Mardis Balcome


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.


Mangum Funeral Home, Center, is in charge of arrangements.

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