NEY — Helen L. Black, 79 , of Ney, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at her home in Ney, Ohio.
was born on Sept. 4, 1937 to Lyle and Margaret (Miller) Craig in Ada.
On Dec. 7, 1955 she married Rudolph J. Black, Sr., who preceded her in
death in 2013. Helen worked at General Motors in Defiance for 25 years.
She was a member of First Assembly of God, and UAW Local #211.
is survived by her daughters, Kim (Jimmy) Harrill, Pamela Black, Denise
Yonge, Lori (Rick) Baldwin, Michelle (Randy) Rockholt, and Julie (Dan
Diamond) Black, sons, Rudolph Black, Jr., Cory (Tammy) Black, and Joshua
Black, 10 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.
preceded in death by her parents, husband Rudolph J. Black, one
grandson, five great-grandchildren, and sister, Colleen Cook.
will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, at Schaffer Funeral
Home in Defiance. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday,
March 10, at Schaffer Funeral Home, with Pastor Randy Wilson
officiating. Burial will follow services at Poplar Ridge Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Grace Hospice, or CHP Defiance Hospice.
Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.