Memorial to be held for Bessemer teacher

BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) - On Monday, a memorial service will be held for a Bessemer city high school teacher who suddenly died inside his classroom.

Clarence Blackmon, known as "Coach" to his students, suddenly slumped from his chair to the floor Tuesday morning. Blackmon has just returning to school following a sickness.

The memorial service is set for 4 o'clock at New Bethlehem Baptist Church located on 11th Avenue North in Bessemer.

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