Joyce Ann Gaye Ampley was born on January 18, 1963 in New Haven, Ct. to Willie Ampley and the late Naomi Batts. She entered eternal rest on October 5, 2023.

She served in the United States Army as a unit supply specialist in the 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) for a total of five years.

Joyce leaves to cherish her memory, daughter, Josephine Pride, son-in-law, Tony Pride, and three granddaughters, Jayla, Zhane, and Iyana, three brothers, Carlton (Arlene) Ampley, Mark Carter, Kenneth (Fatiah) Jones, and two sisters, Rosetta Carter and Regina (Rodney) Maye.

Predeceased by two brothers, William Ampley and Lamont Carter, grandmother Rosie Lee Ampley.

A celebration of Joyce’s life will be held Saturday, October 14, 2023, at 9:00 A.M. at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. The viewing will be held from 8:00-9:00 A.M. The burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park.