On December 9, 1944, Ms. Elizabeth Richardson and Golden Crawford received the precious gift of a beautiful daughter whom they named Joyce Crawford.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, Joyce was very well loved and very funny. Her and her siblings the late Lucille Crawford, and the late Kelly Richardson were very close, and all graduated from High School. During her twenties, Joyce met a man named Melvin Harrell, with whom she had three children, daughter Helena Harrell, and two sons Melvin Harrell and Keith Harrell. Later Joyce gave birth to her fourth child, daughter Crystal Lundy. Later in her life she worked at Prudential Life Insurance Company as an Underwriter until retiring.
Joyce Crawford leaves her memories behind in the hearts of many. Her family and friends will truly miss her. Joyce leaves behind her children Helena Harrell, Melvin Harrell Jr, Keith Harrell and Crystal Lundy; grandchildren, Joyce Wilson, Cherika Ferguson-Harrell, Jarvis Ferguson-Harrell, Chiquita Harrell, Joi Harrell and Infinity Harrell; 5 great - great grandchildren and host of cousins. Also, she had a special relationship with her great- great- grandson, Japriee Harrell; and her 3 godchildren.
Joyce was respected by everyone she met. She was greatly loved and will truly be missed.