Sylvia Ann Black

June 14, 1946September 25, 2017

Sylvia Ann Hamilton Black, 71, of College Corner, died at her residence on Monday, September 25, 2017.

Sylvia was born in Hamilton, Ohio, on June 14, 1946, to William C. and Mary L. Martin Hamilton. On February 24, 1963, Sylvia married Dwight Cleveland Black in College Corner. During Her life she worked as a nurse’s aide and as an attendant at R&J Laundry in Oxford. Sylvia was a Red Cross Volunteer and a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader for over twenty years. Sylvia loved biking in her earlier years and playing Bingo. She was a member of the College Corner United Methodist Church.

Sylvia is survived by a son: Frederick Black of College Corner; a daughter: Christine Black of College Corner; a brother: Paul Hamilton of Cincinnati; a niece: Kim Fuller; and two nephews: David Fuller and Albert Fuller Jr. In addition to her husband, Dwight, who died on November 9, 2009, Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents; a sister Mary Fuller and other sisters.

A memorial service will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017, at Showalter Blackwell Tilton Funeral Home, Baker Chapel, in College Corner, Ohio, with Rev. Mick Miller officiating. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Friday from 4:00 p.m. until time of service where memorial contributions may be made to the Donor’s Choice of Charity. For more information or to send condolences or memories, go to


  • Memorial Visitation Friday, October 6, 2017
  • Memorial Service Friday, October 6, 2017

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Debbie Seltzer

October 6, 2017

Fred and Christine, my heart aches as you learn to navigate this new season of mourning. May God hold you and bring you peace. There will be a time when the memories will bring smiles without the tears.
God Bless,
Debbie Chaney

October 4, 2017

Dear Chris and Fred,

We wish to extend our sympathy to you as we are greatly saddened by the passing of your mom: our aunt Ann.

The family has lost a woman who will long be remembered for making a difference in many lives.

Your mom was easy to talk to because she listened well. She gave generously of her thoughts and ideas. Many times we were blessed to receive an unexpected and thoughtful gift from her. She was one of a kind and will be sorely missed.

Although, we will not be able to attend Fridays visitation our thoughts and prayers will continue to be with you. I wish we weren't so far away.

With love and sympathy
Dave, Barb, Maria and Matt

September 28, 2017

I am deeply sorry for your family's loss. May your hearts find comfort in God's beautiful promises for the future. John 6:40

Alma Himes

September 27, 2017

Christine and Fred sorry for your loss your mom was a amazing women she was strong and raised strong children still even the strong needs help know I am there for you both came to my home if you need to talk I live in liberty next to the dollar general bless you both and may God wrap his arms around both of you. Alma liberty

Violet Sears

September 27, 2017

Love, comfort, and peace to you as you mourn the loss of your dear mother. I will hold you all in prayer as you go through this time of adjustment. With much love and understanding, Violet

Carol Bowling

September 27, 2017

Christine and Fred sorry about your mother. At least you know she is in a better place. Love Carol & Stanley.

Peggy Dare

September 27, 2017

So sorry for the loss of your mom. May you find peace and comfort in the arms of our Savior, knowing you will meet again where there will be no more pain, sorrow, or sickness. God bless you all