Kelli Ellis Joyce

Sunrise: December 22, 1963

Sunset: March 14, 2024

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend, passed away on March 14, 2024, in Norfolk, Virginia, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on December 22, 1963, in Norfolk, Virginia, to her devoted parents Tommy and Brenda.

Kelli faced her battle with Hailey-Hailey Disease with grace and courage until the very end. Despite the challenges she encountered, her spirit remained strong, and she continued to inspire all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her father Tommy, her brother Donald, and her dear friend Lenore. Their memories will forever be cherished in the hearts of those who loved her.

Kelli is survived by her loving husband Jay; her sons, James and Robert, along with their wives, Jesika and Lisa. She was a devoted and proud grandmother to Chloe, Carson, Nolan, Veronica, and Elliana who were her pride and joy. Her brother Toby and mother Brenda will also deeply miss her presence in their lives.

The impact Kelli had on those around her was profound. Her kindness, strength, and unwavering love touched the lives of so many. She will be remembered for her warm smile, gentle spirit, and the love she shared with everyone she met.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made in Kelli’s name to The Crisis Pregnancy Center.

Kelli’s legacy of love and strength will live on through the memories she created and lives she touched. May she rest in peace, knowing she was deeply loved and will be forever missed.

Celebration of Life Sunday, March 24, 2024 2:00 PM West Park Church of Christ 926 Cherokee Road Portsmouth, Virginia

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