Karen Anne Van Scyoc

March 26, 1941 - August 30, 2022

Karen Anne Van Scyoc, 81, a resident of Fairland, Oklahoma passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. Karen was born March 26, 1941, in Wichita, Kansas to William Henry Gillen and Dorothy Phyllis (Killion) Gillen. Karen was Deputy Director for the United States Navy Human Resources Command in New Orleans, Louisiana. Karen married the love of her life John Lou Van Scyoc on September 4, 1959. They had three children. She is preceded in passing by her parents, William Henry Gillen and Dorothy Phyllis (Killion) Gillen, husband John Lou Van Scyoc, daughter Lori Vickering, and her grandson Michael Cox.
Those left to share her memory are her daughter, Sheryl McCool of Louisiana, son David Van Scyoc of Louisiana, sister Marlene Van Scyoc of Fairland, Oklahoma, and her grandchildren TJ Cox, Susan Wallace, Joshua McCool, and Timothy McCool. Karen was also blessed to be survived by seven great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers Mrs. Van Scyoc’s wishes were for donations to be made to the First Christian Church in Fairland, Oklahoma.
Friends and family may send the family notes of encouragement by viewing Mrs. Van Scyoc’s Tribute Page at www.brown-winters.com.