Celebration Of Life For Charlotte Philanthropist Janiva Willis

The Celebration of Life for Janiva Willis was held Saturday, June 11th at Winthrop University.

Willis and Jeffrey Turner were tragically killed during in an automobile crash in Texas.  The duo were cycling across the country to raise money for youth mentoring on The Dream Challenge Tour.

Willis was a stand-out student-athlete at Winthrop University and a Charlotte philanthropist.  She created the non-profit i Dream in Colors.

Willis and Turner cycled from California to Texas before they were killed in the crash.

Celebration of Life speakers:

Winthrop softball coach: Mark Cooke

Former Winthrop softball teammate: Katy Lampman

Former Winthrop softball teammate: Caryn Little