Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1962

Janice Thompson JANICE KAY THOMPSON CARLIN, 60, died at home on Nov. 2, 2003, with burial in Elmwood Memorial Park at Abilene, TX. Jan was born April 28, 1943 in Dublin, TX, and graduated from Ranger High School in 1962 at Ranger, TX. Jan married Jim Carlin in July of 1963 in Abilene, where the couple lived for more than 40 years. They moved to Lake Leon 6 years ago, & recently moved back to Abilene. Jan was involved in VFW Post 2012 Auxiliary, Abilene Women's Bowling Association, a coach of junior bowlers, and a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A homemaker, who loved gardening, Jan's most important roles was that of wife, mother, and "Nana". Jan was preceded in death by her father, R.W. "Woody" Gryder and two granddaughters, Alex and Alysse Carlin. Survivors at the time of her death include husband, Jim Carlin of Abilene and Lake Leon; two sons, Butch and wife Tonya Carlin of Abilene, and Joey and wife Lara of Abilene; four beloved grandchildren, Cole, Meghan, Cris, and Jack; mother, Oneta Martin of Abilene; sister, Frankie Woodyard and husband David of Abilene; brother Jimmy Gryder and wife Linda of Tuscola; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.