Joyce Ann Willis, 70 of Cambridge transitioned from labor to reward on Sunday April 21,2019 at the home of her daughter, Roshonda Willis in Cambridge. Joyce was born February 17,1949, in North Hampton, Virginia to the late Ethel Shirene Willis and Isaac Mapp Jr.
Joyce was educated in the public-school system of North Hampton, Va.
She leaves a legacy of love and precious memories to her daughter, Roshonda Willis of Cambridge; two sons: Langley Willis and Tori Willis both of Cambridge; 18 grandchildren: Tykeshia Willis, Tiara Willis, Ed’Ditra Manokey whom she raised as her own; 12 great grandchildren; 6 sisters: Patricia Treherne of Virginia, Faye Willis of New York, Wynolia Kellam and Ollie Collins both of Delaware, Vanessa Burton of Virginia, Brenda Mapp of Maryland; 2 brothers: Kennth Willis of New York and Herbert Mapp of Delaware; 8 aunts: Isabella Six, Ida Smith, Arlena Willis, Helen Steward, Elaine Stachell, Julie Willis, Clementine Willis, Gussie Willis Chester all of Virginia; adopted Aunt Estella Johnson of Cambridge; 5 adopted sisters, 2 brothers in law: Alfred Treherene and Edward Brown; sister-in-law Valerie Willis; 2 granddaughters in law: Julie Willis and Alexis Willis, and a host of devoted nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives, and dear friends. She is also survived by her goddaughter Andrea Rodriguez.
In addition to her parents, Joyce was processed in death by a daughter Tracy Willis, a sister Latanya Manuel, 2 brothers: Carter Kellam and Major Kellam, maternal and paternal grandparents.