Arissa Maxine Black, 86 of Taylorville passed away on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 12:14 a.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville.  She was born May 11, 1929 the Daughter of William Edward and Bertha Elvira (McMann) Stanton. She married William Theodore Black Jr. on August 26, 1946 at the Westside Christian Church in Springfield, IL and he later preceded her in death on October 12, 1998. 

Surviving are his Sons: David (Norma) Black of Palmer, IL; William (Diane) Black of Wilson, AR; Daughter: Marilyn (David) Sutton of Taylorville, IL; Eleven Grandchildren; Ten Great-Grandchildren; Sister: Wilma Yaegar; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her Parents; Husband; Brothers, Sisters and her Great-Grandson.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 15, 2015 from 11:30-12:30 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL.  Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Gerald McPhillips Officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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