Joyce Ann Rogers was born on July 3, 1942 to Wille Mae and Erskin Rogers Sr. In Tullahassee, Oklahoma.
Joyce accepted Jesus Christ at an early age at Pinkard Chapel CME Church in Tullahassee, Oklahoma. She attended Carter G. Woodson Grade School and High School where she graduated in 1960.
Joyce moved to Tulsa where she met and married Johnnie Lee Jordan who preceded her in death. Together they raised two daughters, Pamela and Cynthia.
Her Works.. .
She was a member of the NAACP and a very active and concerned member of North Tulsa. Through her works she received many awards. Listed are a few:
Census 2000 – U.S.Bureau of the Census – Tulsa NAACP
2000 – Human Rights Award – Department of Education- State of Oklahoma
2005 – Red Cross Everyday Hero- American Red Cross
2009 – Tulsa NAACP Youth Council Freedom Fund “On the Shoulders of Giants President Award”
2019 – NTEDI- North Tulsa Economic Development Initiative, Inc.
“Diamond Community Servant Award”
NTEDI – North Tulsa Economic initiative Tribute
In her leisure time Joyce loved crossword puzzles, visiting casinos and listening to music. She will be truly missed by her family and friends.
Joyce Ann was preceded in death by her mother, Willie Mae; father, Erskin Sr.; three brothers, Nathaniel, Jerry and Danny; and sister, Gwendolyn.
Her Legacy.. .
She leaves to cherish her memories: daughters, Pamela Rogers and Cynthia Rogers (George) Ellis both (Tulsa, OK); two grandaughers, Keana Coleman (Kansas City, MO) Kyla Rogers (Tulsa, OK) three great-grandchildren, Jazmine, Kanbren and Jai’cee (Kansas City, MO) two brothers, Erskin (Margaret) Rogers, Jr. (Tulsa, OK); Brent Rogers (Claremore, OK); two sisters, Vernell Morton (Tulsa, OK) Artelia Rogers (Portland, OR); nieces and nephews: Richard Jr.,Chris, Keith, Gary, Clarence; Michelle, Felicia, Trameca, Ashley, Quinten, Terence, Tenika, Trent Sr., Antonio, Derrick, Brent Jr., Destini, Daniel, Monique and a host of other nieces, nephews, other relatives and loving friends.
Visitation for Ms. Jordan will be held on Friday, November 22, 2019, from 10am-8pm, at Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home, 2103 East 3rd Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, 12:00 pm, at Holsey Chapel CME Church, 1804 East 48th Street North, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Interment will follow at Green Acres Cemetery.
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