Joyce Gwendolyn Clark was born on November 6, 1952 in Sandhill, Florida. She is the youngest daughter of Thomas Jefferson Albertie and Elnora White Albertie. At a young age she joined and became a member of St. James Baptist Church. She attended Bryant Academy, a primary school in Yulee then graduated from Peck High School in Fernandina Beach. She went on to graduate with her Bachelor of Administration in Business from Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Florida. In Jacksonville, she met her future husband Willie Major Clark, who proceeded her in death.
In 1979 Joyce then a widow moved to Miami, Florida. She was blessed to bring two children into this world, her first born Kimberly Albertie Taylor and her youngest Thomas Scott. She retired from the Department of Transportation in 2017 after many years of valued service. She lived a blessed life and was a member of Greater New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church located in Miami, Florida. She loved being around family and was always the first to lend a hand to make any family gathering happen.
Her nickname was “Baby Sister”, and she was always a ray of sunshine that would brighten anyone’s day. She was preceded in death by her sister, Dora Mae Kennebrew.
Joyce leaves behind to cherish her memory, her daughter, Kimberly Albertie Taylor (Ricky); son, Thomas Scott; grandchildren, Mydrick Taylor, Mahlon Taylor and Tia Taylor; sisters, Thelma L. Hendrix and Vertie Bell Jones; brother, Charles Albertie (Ann); goddaughters, Latoria Jordan and Nikki Crowd; godson, Imani Short; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Sarah L. Carter's Funeral Home Northside is serving the family.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Joyce Gwendolyn Albertie-Clark, please visit our floral store.