Roker, Roxie Albertha b. August 28, 1929 d. December 2, 1995 Actress. She is best known for her portrayal as 'Helen Willis' on the popular television sitcom "The Jefferson's" and mother of rock star Lenny Kravitz. Raised in Brooklyn, New York, she later attended Howard University in Washington, D.C. where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1952. While at Howard she was a very active member in the Howard Players and was featured in several productions. She was also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Soroity, Inc. After graduation, she moved to New...[Read More] (Bio by: Curtis Jackson) Cause of death: Breast cancer Southern Memorial Park, North Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA Plot: East Court 2 Lot 19 Gr 2B in the grass area on the left side by side walk.