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2010-06-24 / Obituaries


Dorothy Eloise Beech Lathan, 82, of Jackson died June 19, 2010 at Jackson Medical Center.

She was born August 10, 1927. She was a native of Chatom. Mrs. Lathan was a former employee of Vanity Fair Mills and also worked later with her husband and son at Lathan Funeral Home before retiring. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Jackson and a member of the Order of The Eastern Star.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 21, 2010 at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson. Interment was in Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson. An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.c om.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Herman Lathan.

She is survived by her son, Wayne (Cheryl) Lathan of Jackson; two grandchildren, Suzanne L. (Jason) Terrell of Jackson and John Wayne (Heather) Lathan of Tuscaloosa; two great grandchildren, Skylar A. Terrell and Hayden E. Terrell both of Jackson.

Pallbearers were Percy Beech, Jr., Jimmy Don Beech, Nelson Beech, Gerald Beech, Charles Beech and Robert Gardnier.

Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson directed.

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