April 22, 1963 - February 12, 2022
Joyce Ann Jackson, 58 of Dover, Delaware, formerly of Lakewood, New Jersey, was born to the late Gloria Laverne Jackson and the late Thomas Canada, Sr. on Monday, April 22, 1963, in Neptune, New Jersey. She left our presence on Saturday, February 12, 2022, after suffering from a long illness, at Bayhealth Medical Center at Kent General Hospital, Dover, Delaware. Joyce received her education in the Lakewood Township School System, and graduated from Lakewood High School in 1982. After moving to Delaware, she worked as a childcare provider and was also employed at Boscov's Department Store and Goodwill Industries. She loved her family, music, watching television, the Dallas Cowboys, eating Maryland crabs, and most of all, crafting. She created crafts for every occasion and often gifted her friends and family many of her craft creations. She was also well known for her cooking. In addition to her parents, Joyce was predeceased most recently by her cousin, Keith Lamonte Jackson; cousin, Armand Duval Allen; maternal grandparents, Elnora and Leroy Jackson, Sr.; and uncle, Leroy Jackson, Jr. Joyce leaves behind to mourn her passing, her son, Tyron Jackson (Tasha) of Ellendale, DE; daughter, Nicole Jackson of Dover, DE; three sisters, Sharlette Powell (Caleb) of Wilmington, DE, Gloria Torres (José) of Camden, New Jersey and Selina Paulish (Bruce) of Dover, DE; her sister/cousin, Wanda Jackson of Houston, DE; two brothers, James Rowe, Jr. of New Brunswick, NJ and Thomas Canada, Jr. of Rochester, NY; long-time close friend whom she lived with, José "Flaco" Torres of Dover, DE; six grandchildren, Travonté Singletary of Milford, DE; Charles Young of Dover, DE, Tiara, Nathan, & Nichole of Ellendale, DE and Jay Ceon of Dover, DE; two aunts, Fanny Jackson-Diaz (Salvador) of Deltona, FL and Rosella Allen of Toms River, NJ; one uncle, Leonard Jackson of Tampa, FL; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Joyce was a loving and kind person who made many friends whom she considered family. She will be deeply missed by all.
Joyce Ann Jackson, 58 of Dover, Delaware, formerly of Lakewood, New Jersey, was born to the late Gloria Laverne Jackson and the late Thomas Canada, Sr. on Monday, April 22, 1963, in Neptune, New Jersey. She left our presence on Saturday, February... View Obituary & Service Information
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