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Joyce Alberta (Thomason) Van Gilder, 78, of Blairstown, Missouri, formerly of Odessa, Missouri, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 at her home.

She was born September 19, 1941 in Holden, MO, the daughter of Albert and Cora (Whitman) Thomason, who preceded her in death.

Joyce graduated from Chilhowee High School as salutatorian of her class in 1958. She married Paul Marvin Van Gilder on October 2, 1959.

He preceded her in death on April 8, 2018. Joyce was a resident of Blairstown, MO for 31 years.

She was a homemaker and of the Christian faith.

Joyce is survived by her son, Devin Van Gilder, of Blairstown, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to Devin Van Gilder, in care of Campbell-Cast Funeral Home, 407 S. Pine, Holden, MO 64040.

There are no funeral services scheduled at this time. Arrangements entrusted to Campbell-Cast Funeral Home, Holden, MO.

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