Joyce Ann Black


Joyce Ann Black, 82 passed this life on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at her daughter’s home Rhonda Black after an extended illness.

Mrs. Black was born August 23, 1937 in Cordova, Alabama to the late James and Dazalee (Cooper) Hendricks and had lived in Mansfield for the past 60 years. Joyce retired after 20plus years of service from Mansfield General Hospital now Ohio Health in 1997. Joyce was a long-time member of the New Community Temple Church of God in Christ.

Joyce is survived by 4 children, Cynthia (Rueben) Hendricks, Cleveland, Ohio, Rhonda K. and Carla J. Black of Columbus, Ohio and Barry C. Black of Baltimore, MD. 4 grandchildren Ricardo, Shakara, Erica, Coreon, 4 great grandchildren, 2 sister Mary Ann Belser of Cleveland, Ohio and Jimmie Lee Hendricks of Middletown, Ohio, 3 sister-in-law’s, Demby Hendricks, Jerri Hendricks and Lottie Hendricks, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In addition to her parents Joyce was also preceded in death by her husband Henry Lee Black
11 siblings, Dolphus, James, Charles, Donald, Robert, Marion, Phillip, Betty, Reydonia, Hazel and her twin brother George.

Friends may visit New Community Temple Church of God in Christ Friday, May 1, 2020 after 4 p.m. where the family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. (MASK MUST BE WORN). The Home going celebration will be a private service on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. in the New Community Temple COGIC with her pastor Elder Henry Bradley officiating, interment will be in Mansfield Cemetery for immediate family.

Condolence Messages

  1. Regina Dixon and family Rosie Smith

    Are prayers are with you Joyce and my mom were really good friends she will be missed

    • To the Black family,
      Offering heartfelt condolences on the passing of your dear mother. Always greeted you with that wonderful smile. We pray that all your precious memories will lighten your hearts in the days to come. We will continue to keep each of you in our prayers.

      Jean, Elaine, Burke Jr, Clarence and Carmen

    • Denise B. Jennings

      May your mind and soul be anchored in the Lord

  2. To the Black Family, my Prayers and Condolences to you all during this time of sorrow.
    A DRC coworker with Carla.



  4. Shakara and Mckinzi

    You’re forever in our hearts, Granny. You’ll be missed.

  5. Dashawn Luttrell and Family

    Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May God bless you all with comfort only He can provide.

  6. Phyllis Cooper Matthews

    Praying for all
    Of my family. RIP cousin Joyce❤️❤️❤️❤️ Phyllis Cooper Matthews

  7. Ralph & Frances Williams

    My condolences are sent from her hometown in Alabama. We love this family and will be praying. She was such a sweet person that I have known all my life. Love y’all

  8. Monica K. Harris

    Sending my love and prayers during the loss of Mother Black. May God give you all peace, comfort and strength during this difficult time.

  9. Sending my Condolences and Deepest Sympathy on the passing of your Mother and your extend family .

  10. The Burtin Family

    The Burtin Family wants to send their deepest sympathy to the family of Ms. Black ,we definitely gonna miss her she was a wonderful woman and a good friend of the family ,we will be praying for that God comforts you in your time of need, God Bless

  11. Belly mae, Red, Piney, and Gucci

    We love you granny forever in our heart we love you ❤️ Get you some rest and tell paw paw I said hello

  12. Leading Lady Nicole Johnson

    On behalf of New Jerusalem Progressive COGIC, Pastor Kartra Johnson, we send our condolences. We truly loved Mother Black and will deeply miss her presence and Spirit. She was a beautiful soul. We are praying for the family and church family.

  13. Linda Black-Moreno

    My condolences to the Black family. Your mom was well respected and she was a pillar of the community. She will be missed. I love you all

  14. Kimberly Gordon Ross

    Sending Prayers and heartfelt condolences to all the family. Ms. Joyce will be truly missed. I’ve known the Black family all of my life. Rest on Ms. Joyce. Continuous prayers to the family.

  15. Peace to the entire family, and may comfort be a guest in present. Great memories of a wonderful lady, non erasable.

  16. Queen Brooks Gardner

    So sorry for the lose of Mother Black we will keep the family in our prayers

  17. The Black Family my Condolences to you in your time of sorrow. I love you all

  18. To the Black family so sorry for your loss of your Mother May The Good Lord bring peace to each of you all at this difficult time praying for the family!

  19. Apostle D D Taylor

    Sending Our Condolences and forever love!!!

    May you all receive Peace in this time of loss

  20. To the Black family. Know that your mother was truly loved. She will be missed. You have our sincere condolences. Love you, Ardith & Earl Davis

  21. Mr. And Mrs. W. T. Gibbs and family

    From the Gibbs family in Greenville,ms
    to the Black family and the Community Temple COGIC we extend our deepest sympathy to you in the loss of mother Joyce Black. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time as you mourn so do we.
    Love forever.

  22. Diane Johnnson-Dennis

    My Condolences To The Black Family. May God Bless, Lift You up And Give You Peace in This Hour Of Sorrow, Our Prayers Are With The Family.

  23. Sorry for your loss. My condolences to the Family.

  24. Starla B Jones

    To the Black family my sincerest condolences ,so sorry for your loss. Prayers sent to each and every one of you. May God bring you comfort during this difficult time.

    Love you

  25. Praying for Carla, Rhonda, and Barry for the loss of their mom. May God be with you all at your time of sorrow.

  26. Sending sincere condolences to all the family of Mother Joyce. She touched many lifes and will be missed.

  27. Michelle James

    Sending God’s love and peace during this time. Luv you all

  28. Condolence to the family. was.a very nice Lady.She loved church and she was sharp.. Praying for the fa.ily.

  29. Niccoelle Jackson

    Sending prayers and our sincere condolences to you and the family. Love y’all your Chicago Commitment family members.

  30. Wade and Gamble Family

    Sorry for your loss keeping you in prayer

  31. Wade and Gamble Family

    Sorry for your loss keeping you and your family in prayer

  32. To the Black Family,

    So sorry for your loss. Keeping you guys in my thoughts and prayers.

  33. Marcella E Hendricks

    To my cousins, I am Praying for your strength and comfort during this time of sadness. May you find confort in each other.
    Much Love always,

  34. Marcella E Hendricks

    To my cousins, I am Praying for your strength and comfort during this time of sadness. May you find comfort in each other.
    Much Love always,

  35. Gabriel Hendricks

    May the Peace and Love of God and the Fellowship of the Holy Spirit rest and abide within you during these most trying times,, Love y’all,,,

  36. Renee Haglerr Brown

    To my Family the Black sorry for your loss you are in my prayers from your family The Hagler ..

  37. Cynthia, Rhonda, Carla.Barry our deepest condolences to you all. What a great woman and mother to you and all. Truly blessed that her great life was well lived for 82 years. Love you all.
    Mark. Darren, Pixie,Muffin Black old West Fifth Street Family

  38. Sammie Armistad Jenkins

    To the Black and Hendricks families:
    I am saddened y the passing of my childhood friend and classmate! It is my prayer that God will strengthen each of you during this time!

  39. Garlan and Patricia MCCRUTER

    So sorry for your loss..praying God strength to the Black family…yoy have our heart felt condolences….

  40. Patricia Cyrus and family

    May the love and peace of God be with you all.

  41. Sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Praying for you and your family.

  42. Pastor Eugene & Lady Charlestine Carter

    Pastor Eugene and Elect Lady Charlestine Carter and the True Vine Chuch of Brazil, Ms. want to express our heart felt condolences to the family of Joyce Black. Her . Your mother will always be remembered for her kindness and generosity for years to come. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  43. The Woods Family

    To the Black family our sincere Prayers are with each of you at this time. I first met Barry back in 1986 at Jackson State University and subsequently met his parents in Mansfield, OH in the late 90’s along with Rhonda and Carla. To God be the Glory for such a beautiful set of parents who laid the foundation and set a wonderful example for what it means to work hard and be kind to others.

    3 John 1:2, NKJV: “Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers.”

    Darrell, Natalia, Asha and Asante’ Woods

  44. Sorry for your loss May GOD keep blessing y’all and peace be there to comfort your family

  45. We love and will miss mother joyes black. She was a family friend. Bwe used to be neighbor’s. Praying for the family which all are my friends. Love Clora-leech Jackson and Byron Jackson

  46. Latonya Palmer

    My suncere condolences to the family. May God and the memories shared comfort your hearts during this time.
    You are in my prayers.

  47. Malinda Black

    To my cousins Rhonda, Carla, Barry, Cynthia and by extension The Hendricks family: though another link in the family chain has been broken, let us not allow broken to break us. Keep the link together through the love that is stronger than the sting. I am praying with you and for you! I promise to love you and support you whenever and however I can.
    Cousin Malinda (Lynn) Black

  48. Nateeka Miller

    To the Black family

    My condolences to you all and may God comfort you during this difficult time.

    Nateeka Miller & Family

  49. DeNeia Johnson

    You will truly be missed!

    Love you Aunt Joyce!

  50. Me and my family would like to send out deepest condolences to the family and friends of ms black. Love Tiara Miley Milyn Milah and Milaya

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