Dorothy Eloise Beech Lathan, 82, of Jackson died June 19, 2010 at Jackson Medical Center.
She was born Aug. 10, 1927. She was a native of Chatom. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jackson. She was a member of the Order of The Eastern Star. She was a former employee of Vanity Fair Mills and she later worked with her husband, Herman Lathan and son, Wayne Lathan at Lathan Funeral Home before retiring.
Survivors include her son, Wayne (Cheryl) Lathan, Jackson; two grandchildren, Suzanne L. (Jason) Terrell, Jackson, John Wayne (Heather) Lathan, Tuscaloosa; two greatgrandchildren, Skylar A. Terrell, Hayden E. Terrell, both of Jackson.
The service was June 21 at 2 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Jackson. Burial was in the Trinity Memorial Gardens. An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes. com.
Active pallbearers were Percy Beech Jr., Jimmy Don Beech, Nelson Beech, Gerald Beech, Charles Beech and Robert Gardnier.