CLARK, Joicy Ellis

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Last Name
 
CLARK
Given Names
 
Joicy Ellis
AKA's
 
Better known as
 
Date of Birth
 
10/28/1911
Age at Death
 
67
Place of Birth
 
Texas*
Race
 
Black
Gender
 
Female
Religion
 
Family Tree
 
Birth Mother
 
Birth Father
 
Siblings
 
Partner
 
Children
 
Non-Temple Relatives
 
Body Identification Number
 
Burial Location
 
Source of Death Information
 
House Foreign Affairs Committee report; FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78)
Entry into Guyana
 
8/8/1977
Residence (US)
 
San Francisco, California 94115
Residence (JT)
 
Dorm 2
Occupation outside __Peoples Temple
 
Domestic (PT occupation record); Gardening (2nd PT occupation record)
Occupation inside __Peoples Temple
 
Occupation at __Jonestown
 
(senior)
Government Income
 
SSI, SSA (JT)
Discrepancies
 
FBI document 89-4286-1302 (prepared 12/78) says birthplace is "Louisiana"; passport place of birth above
Remembrances
 
“Joicy was wiry and energetic, and an excellent communicator, skills she brought to a wide variety of activities. She was a counselor. I loved Joicy, so did everybody, for her brisk professional bearing, always being fun to work with, and hanging in there until the job was done. Proactive to the max, Joicy was very well-liked and respected by everyone. She came to Jonestown with no relatives and never paired, remaining one of our singles. I thank Joicy for her passing conversation with Edith Roller in June 1978, where she told Edith that Nancy Clay was the grandmother of Ollie and Eugene Smith's newborn baby, Martin Luther Smith. It filled in a branch of our family tree heretofore not known!! RIP, dear Joicy. There will never be another you. You are so missed, but remembered always. ” - Kathryn Barbour