Joyce Charlotte Vance returned to her Lord on February 4, 2020 in Billings, MT. Joyce was born to Henry and Margaret Wagner in Sheridan, Wyoming on March 10, 1938. She attended Billings Senior High and graduating in 1956 from Red Lodge High School. She married G. Keith Thomas in 1956, becoming a navy wife and later having five children. In 1971 Keith tragically died on a business trip to Algeria. Joyce later married Seth Vance. Joyce loved her family, pets, cooking and gardening.

She leaves behind her children, Anthony Thomas (Crystal) Prescott, AZ Craig Thomas (Kathy) Heidi Young (Doug) Mitchell Thomas (Terri) Farmington, NM and Sabrina (Jay) Yates. Joyce was blessed with many grandchildren and great grandchildren   She is also survived by siblings Lanny Wagner (Mary), Janice Munroe, and Niki Arnott. A family celebration of life will be held at a later date.