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Obituary and Arrangements for Roger Latham

Roger Dale Latham, 66 of Baileyton, Ala., died Friday July 13, 2012 in Cullman Regional Medical Center.

In Lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in his memory to the Memphis School of Preaching or to the Church of Chirst India Missions.

Mr. Latham was born November 29, 1945 in Marshall County, the son of Hoyt E. and Johnnie S. Charles Latham. He was married 49 wonderful years to the former Sylvia Doris Thrower. He was a carpenter and general contracter. He had been a resident of the Baileyton area for the past 36 years. He enjoyed horses and his grandchildren. He was a member of the Hebron Church of Christ and a Church of Christ minster; pastering churches at Grandiflora, Brooks Chapel, Hollins and Falkville.

He is survived by his wife; Sylvia Latham of Baileyton; a son and daughter-in-law; Phillip and Becky Latham of Baileyton; a daughter and son-in-law;Tabatha and Allen Roberts of Joppa; 6 grandchildren: Cody Roberts, Jake Roberts, Zane Roberts, Emma Latham, Andrew Latham and Avery Latham; His Mother; Johnnie Latham Thomas of Baileyton; Five brothers and sisters-in-law; Larry and Joan Latham of Joppa, Dennis and Debbie Latham of Joppa, Perry and Donna Latham of Cullman, Tony and Denise Latham of Holly Pond and Danny and Johna Latham of Baileyton; a step brother; Norman Thomas of Huntsville and a step sister; Paulette Leach of Baileyton and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, church family and many dear friends.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 am Monday, July 16, 2012 at Hebron Church of Christ, Brother Ray Humphries and Brother Ronald Earwood, officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetary, Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel, directing.

Pallbears will be Stanley Burden, Nickey Earwood, Jimmy Hester, Russ Martin, Norman Roberts and L.B. White.

Visitation will be from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Sunday, July 15, 2012 at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel. He will also Lie-In-State at the church the day of the service from 10:00 am - 11:00 am.

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