The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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June 9, 2011

Carolane Jean Collins

EAGLE ROCK, MO — Carolane Jean Collins, 62, of Eagle Rock, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 22, 2011, in Joplin, Mo. Carolane was born May 9, 1949 in Southwest City, Mo., to Otis and Mildred (Easter) Burton. Carolane graduated from Jay High School in Jay, Okla. She married Thomas in Joplin, on Dec. 6, 1991. Carolane worked as a quality control technician for Eagle Picher Technologies for over 30 years before retiring. She was a member of the Lighthouse Pentecostal Church in Eagle Rock, Mo. She enjoyed cooking, spending time with family, canning and antiques. Carolane is survived by her husband, Thomas, of the home; one daughter, Sheila Merriman, of Joplin; one stepson, Nathan Collins, of Fort Scott, Kan.; one brother, Don Burton, of Disney, Okla.; one sister, Marilyn Turner, of Greenwood, Ark.; five grandchildren, Tasia Lyn Sims, Matthew Tyler Merriman, Tiffani Nicole Renee Merriman, Trevor Brandon Merriman and Jamie Collins; one great-grandchild, Aliviah Sims; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Carolane is preceded in death by both her parents; and one brother, James Burton. Visitation was held Wednesday, June 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Grand Lake Funeral Home in Jay, Okla. Church Services were held Thursday, June 2, at 2 p.m. at Grand Lake Funeral Home Chapel in Jay. Officiating the service were Rev. Jody Ray and Assistant Rev. Raymond Scott. Interment followed in Maysville Cemetery in Maysville, Ark. Online condolences may be made at www.grandlakefuneralhomes.com

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