Peterson Funeral Chapel


            Mary V. Black, 97, of Aurora passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017 in the James River Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Springfield.

            She was born to Charles and Ethel Lee King on November 20, 1919 in Verona, MO.  Mary worked at the Juvenile Shoe Factory for 28 years, she was a Charter Member of the Verona Baptist Church and a member of the Toilers and Tillers Garden Club.

            Survivors include one son, Max Black of Aurora; one daughter, Betty Bartelsmeyer of Aurora; 6 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Otho and 3 brothers, Harold, Harlan and Donald King.

            Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 31 at 2:00 p.m. in the Verona Baptist Church under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Burial will be in Spring River Cemetery, Verona.