Ola Jean Hilson Carlin, 74, passed away on May 31, 2016.
She was the third of five children born to Aaron and Marjorie Hilson on November 5, 1941 in Banks. She grew up in Camden and graduated from Fairview High School where she was a member of the 1959 State Championship Basketball Team.
She enjoyed helping others, gardening, deer hunting, and enjoyed fishing. She was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was a lifelong member of Fairview Road Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 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, and 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.
Funeral services will be held on June 4 at 1 p.m. at Fairview Road Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Williams Cemetery in Banks.