Billye Jeanne Black

July 27, 1928 ~ March 27, 2020 (age 91)


Mrs. Billye Jeanne (Nichols, Jordan, Richardson) Black, of Little Rock born Friday July 27, 1928, passed Friday, March 27. She was preceded in death by 3 husbands, her parents Mr. Otis S. Nichols Sr. and Mrs. Vallee B. Nichols, her brother Otis S. Nichols Jr. and sister, Joyce L. Nichols.

She leaves loving memories to her (Sons) Eric L. Jordan Jr., George H. Richardson Jr., Ralusrai Richardson, (Adopted Daughter) Mary Rideout (Special Adopted Son) Curley Mickey Cade, (Daughters- in- Law) Felicia Y. B. Richardson, and Betty Cade, (Sister) Ramona R. Watts, (niece) Yolanda R. Hendrix (Grand Nephew) Tiaffo S. Banks; She is survived by Grandchildren, Eric Lamont Jordan (III), Erika Jordan, Erin P. Jordan, Coretta S. Smith, Edward Jordan, Etta Jordan, Tristan I. Richardson, & Stanley L. Richardson; Great-Grandchildren; Brandon, Anthony, Alex, Warren, Taijah Jaiden, Taivyn, Blake Jr., T'Aira, Tijon, Trayvon, Tailynn, Takira, Tashae-Kash, DeAngelo Jr., Corvin, Eddrick, Edggrin, Aensa, Aeneas, Aaliyah ,Avyon, Aaron, Allen, Ashton, Clara Lynn, Skylar Paige, & Damian Jack.

Mrs. Black passionately administered early childhood education for most of her life. Her enduring legacy is seen in the many lives of children nationwide.

Graveside services will be private.

Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, (501)224-2200. Billye's online guestbook may be signed at

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