Maria Carol Carterman, 62, Joplin, Missouri passed away June 15, 2020.  She was born June 30, 1957 in Inglewood, California to James William and Delores (Bailey) Miller.  Maria was a 1975 East Newton graduate and received an Associate’s degree from Crowder College.  Maria began working for Walmart in support management in 2001 and continued until August 8, 2018, when her health prevented her from working. She attended Sweetwater Baptist Church and also enjoyed fishing, camping, and watching old movies.  She held a scuba license and was PADI certified. Maria is survived by two children, Jennifer Carterman and partner, Jeffrey Hall of Joplin and Cory Carterman and wife, Kayla of Granby; two brothers, Dirk Miller and wife, Virginia of Monett and Jon Miller and wife, Sheri of Joplin; four grandchildren, Jason Reeves, Shelby Redden, Hayden Boyer and partner, Hannah Mason, and April Boyer; and five great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Frank Miller.

Due to COVID-19, memorial services are pending.

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Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, MO.