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1946 Joyce 2022

Joyce Porter

June 13, 1946 — February 8, 2022

Born in Kingston Jamaica, Joyce first became a teacher. She loved children and teaching. During this time, she got married to Audley J. Lewis, bore a daughter, and later on a son. Joyce and her husband moved to America to make a better life for their family. Joyce started out cleaning houses and started studying to be a nurse. She had big dreams of being a business owner, so she went to school again and became a hairdresser.  Shortly after opening a beauty salon called the Glamorama 7. One year later a hurricane passed over her shop and destroyed everything in the shop. Then Joyce started nursing again. She divorced her first husband and married another man named Basil A. Porter. The marriage lasted 10 years and then Joyce divorced Basil A. Porter. They did not have any children. Joyce was still doing nursing all that time and moved to the west coast. She became a private nurse for patients in a place called Leisure World in California. Worked with them for 15 years and then moved to Las Vegas Nevada. She then purchased a home close to her son Andrew Lewis. Joyce's daughter Raquel Simpson stayed in Florida later on marrying her husband Damion Simpson. Joyce continued working as a nurse and became more involved in church. Joyce was saved and baptized, filled with the Holy Ghost. Joyce was happy when she spent time with her son and daughter-in-law Kimberly D. Lewis. Always loving, caring for others and very entertaining. Woman of God and minister of music. Her memories are survived by three grandchildren, Andrew Jr., Zion, and Alijah Lewis. We send you off with these words. (Deuteronomy 31:8 NIV) The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you. He will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid, do not be discouraged. 

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