Joyce Marie Mullin was born April 8, 1934 in Moyers and spent most of her life in the Neosho area. Joyce passed from this life on August 25, 2011 at Freeman West Hospital, following a lengthy illness at the age of 77. She was a homemaker, loved to cook and can and was a member of the DAV Auxiliary and Silvermoon Full Gospel Church. She married Wallace D. Thrasher, who preceded her in death and then married Arthur J. Mullin on Nov. 12, 1966 in Neosho, MO., and he preceded her in death on September 29, 1988. She was also preceded in death by a son, Bill L. McElroy and a brother, James Abbie Thomas. Joyce is survived by three daughters, Mary Ann Tudor, Rose Marie Mullin and Cassandra Jane McElroy; two sons, John Arthur Mullin and Martin Alan Thrasher; two brothers, Floyd Gale Thomas and Donnie Wayne Thomas; three sisters, Bernice Jackson, Mary Etta Bollier and Shirley Ann Pryor; ten grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 at Silvermoon Full Gospel Church with Phillip Barber officiating and was assisted by Rev. Daniel Taylor. Pallbearers were John Mullin, Jr., Jeremy Mullin, Anthony Mullin, Vincent Mullin, Micah Tudor and Zane Tudor. Friends received calls at the Clark Funeral Home in Neosho, M.O., on Monday from 9 am until 7 pm and the family received friends that evening from 6 to 7 pm at the funeral Home. Contributions in memory of Joyce may be made to the Silvermoon Full Gospel Church, c/o Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 66 , Neosho , MO 64850. Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com . Interment followed at the Gibson Cemetery. .
Funeral services conducted by Clark Funeral Home in Neosho, MO.