Joyce Johnson James

Published 3:48 pm Wednesday, December 29, 2021

Joyce Ann Johnson James, 80, of Elizabeth City, died December 21, 2021 at Sentara Virginia Beach Hospital. A native of Pasquotank, she was born September 26, 1941 to the late Irvin Elwood Johnson and Laurine Pendleton Johnson and was the wife of the late Aubrey Lee James.

Mrs. James is survived by daughter Renee James Williams (Joey); sons Stacy Irvin James and Aubrey Lee James Jr.; grandchildren Alicia, Jesse and Colby (Dallas); several great-grandchildren; and sisters Angela Sawyer (Joe) and Rita J. Tuttle (Richard P.). She was preceded in death by sister Jean Johnson James and brother Irvin Elwood Johnson Jr.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. December 27 at Twiford Memorial Chapel. Twiford Funeral Home is serving the family.

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