A Homegoing Celebration for Mrs. Joy Sutherland-Foushee of Tampa, Florida who passed away on Saturday, May 22nd, 2:00 p.m. will be held on Saturday, June 5th, 2:00 p.m. at Aikens Funeral Home, 2708 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Rev. Otis Cooper, officiating. The interment will be held in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery.
Joy Sutherland-Foushee was born October 7, 1967, to the late Marcus Sutherland and Lillie Mae Jones. She graduated from Hillsborough High School Class of 1985. Joy enjoyed reading, dancing, going to concerts and comedy shows. Joy was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She was preceded in death by her parents, AJ Jones Sr. and Lillie Mae Jones; father, Marcus Sutherland and brother, Jonathan Sirmons. She leaves to cherish her precious memories with her children, Daunta Ajay Peterson (Shanay), McKinley Douglas Marcus Jr. (Sinead) and Joilica J'nae Sutherland; grandchildren, Paris, Aniya, Daunta Jr., Si'ryiah, Jorden, Kenadi, McKinley III, Chase, Journee, Major, Jade, Sevyn, Makhari and Zuri; sisters, Matilda Payne (Jay), Joan Nappier, Cynthia Sutherland, Teranika Sutherland and Wanda Scruggs; brothers; Larry Jones (Linda), James Sirmons (Lillie), Harold Nappier, AJ Jones Jr. (Tanay) and Dietrick Sutherland (Shay). aunts; Cora Yopp, Mae Johnson (Calvin) and Betty Burnett; uncles; Wiley (Bubba) Jones and Michael Hosey; nieces; Rukeya, Latrell (Jose), Tyisha (Eddy), Ladaisha, D'asia, Ajanelle, Dieyera, Delani, Genesis and Taraji; nephews, Rachard, James (Cynt), Renard, Dietrick Jr, Jadyn, Caleb, Calen, Khalif, Marcus, Austin, Aden and Tristen; goddaughter, Samarya Mack; special friends; Fred Wright and Xania Johnson, John Foushee, April, Rhonda, Cheryl, Michelle, Bridgette, Brenda and Vonita; a host of cousins, great nieces, nephews and friends.
The visitation will be held at Aikens Funeral Home on Friday, June 4th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the chapel on Saturday for the service.
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