Nellie Joyce Blackwood
Nellie Joyce Blackwood

December 6, 1936 - October 4, 2017
Born in Alabama
Resided in Taylor, Michigan
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Blackwood, Nellie Joyce. October 4, 2017. Age 80 of Taylor. Loving mother of Randall Plez (Caren) Blackwood and Beth A. (Doug) Eggert. Dear sister of Betty Carolyn Foster and Eddie Tucker. Dearest grandmother of 10. Beloved great-grandmother of 9. Nellie was preceded in death by her husband, the late James “Buster” Blackwood, her children, the late Ricky James Blackwood and Betsy Noreen Leja, her parents, the late Plez and Nora Tucker, and her sisters the late Alice Faye Rice and the late Nella Mae Tucker. Nellie enjoyed bowling, camping, assisting the elderly, and was able to travel to Ireland multiple times in her life. She will be deeply missed by family and friends. Visitation Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 2-8 p.m. at the Taylor Chapel of Voran Funeral Home, 23750 Goddard Road. (313) 291-1800. Funeral service Tuesday 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Please share memories or leave condolences on Nellie’s guestbook. Donations may be made to


Voran Funeral Home - Taylor
23750 Goddard Rd.
Taylor, MI 48180
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Voran Funeral Home - Taylor Chapel
22333 King Rd
Woodhaven , MI 48183
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
7:00 PM