Joyce Black Nielson
June 10, 1952 ~ April 15, 2019
Joyce Black Nielson died peacefully in her sleep on April 15, 2019 after a long struggle with pain and illness. She was known for her beautiful blue eyes and her love for babies and animals.
Joyce was born on June 10, 1952 in Lovelock, NV.
She is survived by her husband, Ted; her children, Rane’e Rodriguez, Lisa (David) Oregon, Amanda (David) Blamires, Ruth (Matt) Gillett, and Eric (Michelle) Nielson; and her siblings, Charlene (Tony) Sciumbato, J.D. (Karen) Black, and Byron Black; as well as 12 grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Bryon and Eileen Black; her sister, Barbara Black; and her daughter, Natalie Black.
Joyce and Ted were married June 18, 1970, and later sealed in the Manti, UT Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Joyce was a caring mother and wife. She enjoyed going to Weber State at the San Juan Campus in Blanding, and later became a Registered Nurse. She then worked as a home health nurse and at the State Hospital in Provo, UT.
Joyce was always caring for others. She loved to talk to family and friends. When she was at home, she could always be found with a blanket that she was crocheting for babies of her family, friends, and neighbors. She was loved by many and will be sorely missed.
Funeral services were held Friday, April 19, 2019 in Provo, UT. Interment in the Provo Cemetery.