Norma Jean Carlin

Monday, February 16, 2015

Norma Jean Carlin, 71, of Neosho, passed away Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Springriver Christian Village. She was born Oct. 31, 1943, in Exeter, the daughter of Dillan and Vurl (Fletcher) Ruark. She was an educator at East Newton Schools. She was a member of Hilldale Baptist Church.

Survivors include: two children, Kenny Carlin and his wife, Laura, of Neosho and Tami Carlin, of Venton, La.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Barry Ruark; and three sisters, Linda Proctor, Barbara Kenyon and Wilma Collings. She was preceded in death by one son, David Carlin, her parents, three sisters and three brothers.

Services were held Friday at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel, Neosho, with Scott Pogue officiating. Interment followed in the Rocky Comfort Cemetery.