Bessemer teacher's funeral plans finalized

BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) - Bessemer teacher Clarence Blackmon's funeral will be held Tuesday at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa.

Blackmon died in class last Tuesday at Bessemer City High School. He taught science and had been a basketball coach at Alabama A&M.

People gathered Monday at New Bethlehem Baptist Church to share stores about Blackmon.

He is the second Bessemer High teacher to die in class within five weeks.

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