Joyce Damita Wilkins, 53, passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at her home in Mableton, Ga.
Joyce was the daughter of Darrell Briggs Wilkins and the late Samuel Henderson. She was a graduate of Asheville High School, Class of 1984. Joyce obtained a bachelors degree with a major in political science and a minor in journalism from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. She later obtained a masters degree in public administration from Clark Atlanta University and previously completed an internship in public administration at the United Nations, New York. Joyce's employment career included several positions in public administration and human resources. Joyce was a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Brown Temple CME Church. Joyce enjoyed traveling. She was blessed to visit the Caribbean, Mexico, Paris, Hawaii, Canada and other states in America.
Joyce was preceded in death by a sister, Shane Finley.
Surviving family to cherish her beautiful presence, mother, Darrell Wilkins; brother, Javan Wilkins (Misty); sister, Crystal Henderson; seven nieces and special niece , Jalin Wilkins; three nephews; special cousins, Dereck and Ardella Briggs, Deborah Briggs; aunts, Marsha & Terry Bryson and Hanan Shabazz; uncles, Dennis & Winfred Bryson and Milton Baxter; other relatives and friends.
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