Carmen E. Medlin

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    Carmen Erline Medlin of Sullivan, Missouri was born on December 4, 1937 in Lamar, Missouri to Earl and Thelma (Rose) Frogge and passed away on January 19, 2019 at the age of 81 years.


    She attended and graduated from Lamar High School.
    She married Gerald Medlin on August 18, 1956.
    They established and successfully ran Ditch Witch in Sullivan, Missouri until retiring in January 1989.
    Carmen was a member of Sullivan Christian Church and was very involved. She enjoyed meeting with The Ambassadors group and helping with various church activities. She loved to sing, travel and cheer on the St. Louis Cardinals.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Thelma Frogge; and one brother, Wayne Frogge.
    She is survived by her husband, Gerald Medlin; three children, Cheri Cason of Green City, Missouri, Greg Medlin and wife Beth of Omaha, Nebraska and Grant Medlin and wife Becke of Bourbon, Missouri; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; two sisters, Wilmetta Jeffries of Lamar, Missouri and Jeanette McColm and husband Larry of Kansas City, Missouri; one brother, Larry Frogge and wife Marsha of Mountain Home, Arkansas; and three sisters-in-law, Phyllis Bishop and husband Louis of Rogers, Arkansas, Zoe Caywood and husband Charlie of Hindsville, Arkansas and Pam Kaderly and husband Rick of Lamar, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the Sullivan Christian Church in Sullivan, Missouri with Pastor John Blackmore officiating.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Eaton Funeral Home of Sullivan and Bourbon, Missouri.