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Joan C. Latham

Joan C. Latham, 87, a resident of Liberty, Mississippi, formerly of Smithdale, Mississippi; passed away Oct. 27, 2019, at the Liberty Community Living Center.

Visitation was Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at Mars Hill Baptist Church in Smithdale, from 3 p.m. until services at 4 p.m. Burial was in the church cemetery. Rev. Jared Leonard officiated.

Mrs. Latham was born Feb. 21, 1932, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to John I. Conway and Edna Thomas Conway. She was a member of Mars Hill Baptist Church. Mrs. Latham was a homemaker, caring for her husband and seven children. She loved to sing in the choir and cooking. She especially loved her time spent with her children and grandchildren.  She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, O.M. “Bubba” Latham; and a daughter, Joan M. Latham.

She is survived by her children, James Latham and wife, Lawana; Jean Gartman and husband, the late Dinky Gartman; John Latham; Mary Jane Adams and husband, Warren; and Buddy French; grandchildren, Janie Bass, Brady Gartman, Laura Delaune, Jimmy Latham, Ben Latham, Scott Latham, Tyler Cunningham, Josh Cunningham, Tucker Adams and Juliana Adams; 12 great-grandchildren and a brother, Jim Conway; along with numerous other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be her “grandsons,” Brady Gartman, Jimmy Latham, Tyler Cunningham, Josh Cunningham, Tucker Adams, Chris Bass, and Anthony Delaune.

Honorary pallbearers will be Landon Gartman and Craig Bass.

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