Madeline Black

January 14, 1943 - April 6, 2022
Madeline Black

Madeline Lucille “Tootsie” Black, 79, of Wheeling, WV., passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on January 14, 1943, in Wheeling, WV., She is the daughter of the late John W. Smith and Merle Mae (Cumberlidge) Smith.
Madeline was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and she was so very proud to be a great grandmother. In addition to her parents, Madeline is preceded in death by six sisters, Pearl Charlotte Smith (infant); Mary M. Smith; Mandy Hand; Edna Bise; Sarah Jo Nelson; Helen Harris, and three brothers, Clyde Edward Smith (infant), John Smith and Ben Smith.
She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Larry Black Sr., a son Larry Black Jr., both of Wheeling, WV., a daughter Madeline (Tony) Wasemann, of Cameron, WV., three grandchildren, John (Elizabeth) Hans of Adena, OH., Ashley Hans of Morgantown, WV., and Shania Hans of Cameron, WV.; two great grandchildren, Gracie and Brayden Hans, and one sister, Debra (Ronald) Hundley of Paisley, Florida; as well as several nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation per Madeline’s request.


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  • April 11, 2022
    Madeline Wasemann says:
    My beautiful Momma I'll forever carry you in my heart, until we meet again... I love you so very much

  • April 11, 2022
    Madeline Wasemann lit a candle:
    Lit since April 11, 2022 at 4:02:36 PM

  • April 11, 2022
    Kathy Gadd says:
    Dear Larry and Family, We are sorry to learn about Tootsie. She surely loved you all. We remember fondly the Black family from our days on the hill. God give you peace. The Russ and Bug Knight Family