Joyce Ann Black

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Joyce Ann Black, 78, of Zanesfield, passed away at 10:29 p.m. Friday, June 8, 2018, at her residence surrounded by her family.

She was born in Bellefontaine on March 22, 1940, a daughter of the late Lewis Wilbert and Irene Eloise Hisel Zimmerman.

On Jan. 6, 1994, she married Mike Black and he survives, along with three children, Terry H. (Barbara) Bateman of Sidney, Deb (John) Whitehead of Bellefontaine and Cyndie Campbell of Marysville; two stepchildren, Jeanette (James) Gordon of Zanesfield and Curtis (Becky) Black of Huntsville; 15 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; her stepfather, Ronald Kenneth Jenkins of Marysville; four siblings, Cherie (Ivon) Brugler of Morral, Steve (Martha) Jenkins of Bellefontaine, Christi (Mark) Skidmore of West Mansfield and Jon (Delores) Jenkins of Zanesfield; and many nieces and nephews.

Joyce was a proud farmer’s wife and had worked as an aide at Green Hills Care Center. She enjoyed traveling and camping and loved her dogs. She also volunteered with the Tri-Valley EMS for a number of years.

Pastors Floyd Lundy and Wayne Downing officiate a funeral service at 1p.m. Thursday, June 14, at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main St., Bellefontaine, where visitation is two hours prior to the service. Burial is in Zanesfield Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Tri-Valley Fire District, P.O. Box 231, Zanesfield, OH 43360.

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