Dorothy Mae Latham

Dorothy Mae Latham, 84, of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019.
Latham, the daughter of Otis and Edna (Kleier) Young, was born in Marshfield, on Sept. 2, 1934. Dorothy and Benjamin F. Latham were united in marriage on Dec. 24,
1964. They shared over 16 years together before Benjamin’s passing in 1981.
Latham enjoyed keeping busy and being with family. She enjoyed sew- ing, canning, shopping, especially shoe shopping, going to casinos, and cats. She had three fur babies that she loved dearly.
Latham adored her family and she loved family pictures.
Latham is survived by her children, Donald Goddard of Springfield, Dorothea Baldwin and husband Everett of Bois D’Arc, Donnita Smith and husband Patrick of Strafford, David Goddard of Springfield, Mary Latham of Springfield; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; three brothers; four sisters; nieces, nephews, other family and many friends.
Latham was preceded in death by her parents; hus- band Bennie; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; four brothers; and three sisters.
Private family services were held Wednesday, March 6, 2019, with burial at Rose Hill Cemetery, Willard.


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