Mrs. Joyce Vera Gause, 74, of 9393 #5 School Rd., Ash, NC died Friday, June 10, 2016 in Silver Stream Health and Rehabilitation Center in Wilmington, NC. Funeral service will be held Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 8950 Ocean Hwy West, Calabash, NC 28467. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove cemetery in Calabash. The viewing will be held Friday, June 17, 2016 from 12:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the chapel of Peoples Funeral Home of Shallotte, Inc. Peoples Funeral Home of Shallotte, Inc.