On Friday, January 27, 2023, Joyce J. Prince loving mother of 3 children, passed away at the age of 90.\n\nJoyce was born on June 9, 1932 in Washington, DC to Ann and Melvin Janifer, Sr. She was one of two children. She received her education in DC public schools, where she graduated from Cardozo High in 1950. On November 16, 1951 she married Donald Williams, from that Union she had three children. Joyce worked as a secretary. She was baptized Catholic in the early 1960’s. \n\nJoyce worked as a secretary for the Washington Law Reporter and DC General Hospital, before starting her career in the Federal Government where she worked at the Department of Housing and Urban for 30 years until her retirement. After retirement, she realized she missed working and began a 10 year career as a receptionist with Family Matters of Greater Washington. \n\nJoyce loved playing cards, traveling to Atlantic City and Las Vegas. She loved attending the Ms. Senior DC pageants, and the Casinos. She loved her family She always cooked dinner for her children and grandchildren on holidays. She loved her Pomeranian dogs, Pebbles, Bambam, Princess, Holly and Scottie.\n\nShe was a member of St Martin’s Church and looked forward to attending mass every Sunday. \n\nShe is preceded in death by her parents, Ann and Melvin Janifer, Sr., her brother, Melvin Janifer, Jr. and her children Donald and Michelle Williams. \n\nShe is survived by her daughter, Adrienne (Robert) Moore, grandchildren: LaTasha, Robert Jr. and Tony Moore, Tia Green, and Dana Moses; Great grandchildren: Jayla Butler, Jeremiah, Tony Jr and Bryson Moore, Anthony and Darion Moses; her best friend of more than 70 years Shirley Stone; and a host of other relatives and friends.