Ola Jean Hilson Carlin
Funeral Date: 6/4/2016

Ola Jean (Hilson) Carlin, age 74, gained her angel wings Tuesday, May 31, 2016. She was the third of five children born to Aaron and Marjorie Hilson on November 5, 1941 in Banks, Arkansas. She grew up in Camden, Arkansas. Jean attended and graduated from Fairview High School where she was a member of the 1959 high school state champion basketball team. She was preceded in death by her parents Aaron and Marjorie Hilson, and her sisters Oma Jean Hilson and Mary Matkin. She is survived by her two sons, David Carlin (Cheryl) and children Clint and Skylar of Camden; Chris Carlin (Deidre) and children Briley, Hadley, and Trace of Stuttgart; her sister Patricia Rayford (Larry) of Bossier City, Louisiana; her brother Aaron Hilson, Jr. (Rose) of Camden; her brother-in-law Ted Matkin of Vinton, Louisiana; and numerous extended family members. Heaven gained an amazing angel who always put others first. Jean loved helping others unselfishly. She was a loving mother and Mawmaw who cherished spending time with her family and friends. She was an avid gardener, deer hunter, and enjoyed fishing. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her grandchildren. She was a lifelong member of Fairview Road Baptist Church. Funeral was at Fairview Road Baptist Church at 1pm Saturday June 4th with burial following at Williams Cemetery in Banks, AR. Active pallbearers were Randy Kolar, Tony White, Neil Matkin, Randy Scrape, Jeff Harrison, Josh Jeffers, Clint Doherty and Dickie Jeffus. Honorary pallbearers Bill Beard, Marty Wolfe, Ted Matkin, James Wolfe, Larry Rayford, H.V. Gill and Mike Caldwell. Frazerís Funeral Home is in charge of Services.



Name: DeeDee Moline
Message: Our hearts are broken for the loss of Jean. I enjoyed watching how she loved her grandchildren and how independent she was. She was a blessing to many as a kind and selfless person. She will be missed.

Name: Sherry Grice Funderburg
Message: My heart hurts as does others over the passing of Jean , she was loved and will be missed dearly ! I love you all


Name: Neil Matkin
Message: Aunt Jean, you will be missed severely.

Name: Jan & Betty Schultz
Message: Jean will be missed but her memories will still be with us.

Name: Jeanne Prince
Message: You will Always be in our hearts; thank you for your love. Rest in Peace Sweet Lady.