Lois L. Black, 97 of Carlinville, Illinois, passed away Friday evening, December 28, 2018, at Cedar Hurst Care in Edwardsville. Lois was born November 15, 1921, in Carlinville, a daughter of Walter and Clara (Oller) Bevers. Lois graduated from Carlinville High School and later married William “Bill” Black on April 12, 1947, in Carlinville.
Lois retired from Prairie Farms Dairy in Carlinville as Mr. Gourley’s secretary. She was a member of Charity Baptist Church in rural Carlinville, American Legion Aux. and the Carlinville Area Hospital Aux. Lois enjoyed knitting, crocheting and baking.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William “Bill” Black on November 24, 2005; sisters, Muriel Peterson and Ada Daugherty; and nephews, Don and Alan Bevers.
Lois is survived by her brothers, Paul Bevers of Carlinville and Walter (Collette) Bevers of Bradenton, FL; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Carlinville. Memorials may be made to Charity Baptist Church. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.