Earl Marion Latham, 91, died life July 11, 2019, at Clarke County Hospital Extended Care Wing, Osceola.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 17 held at Kale Funeral Home in Osceola. The Rev. Brian McCracken will officiate. Interment will be 1:30 p.m. in the Murray Cemetery. Open visitation with family present will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family for a fitting tribute to be decided at a later time. Online condolences may be left at www.kalefuneralhome.com.
Earl Latham,son of John Walter Latham and Cleone Ruth (Long) Latham, was born on April 10, 1928, on the family farm near Arispe.
Earl graduated from Arispe High School in 1946.
He married Bonnie Joyce Beaman on January 23, 1951, in Atchison, KS. They had two children, son, Doug and daughter, Beryl.
Earl lived most of his life in the Murray area and was a farmer and livestock producer throughout his lifetime. He served as a special education driver for Murray Community School for four years during his retirement.
Earl was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Latham; his parents, John and Cleone Latham; sister, Norma Sweet and husband, Francis; and sister-in-law, Dorie Latham.