Stanley Alton Lathem, 58
Passed Away: 03/30/2005
Stanley Alton Lathem, 58, of Murrayville died Monday, March 28, 2005, following a sudden illness.
The Reverends Tom Smiley and Don Ormsbee will officiate. Funeral visitation will be from 6:00-9:00pm on Wednesday, March 30, at Memorial Park Funeral Home. Family and friends will gather for a brief graveside service on Thursday, March 31 at 3:00, Alta Visa Cemetary (Gainesville). A memorial service will be held at 4:00pm at Lakewood Baptist Church Chapel.
Born March 20, 1947 in Cumming, Ga., he was the son of the late Alton and Ellen Lathem. He graduated from Cherokee County High School and attended Reinhardt College. He worked for Lockheed Corporation and Southern Railway. For the past twenty years, Stan worked as a real estate appraiser, eleven years of those at Metro Appraisals.
He is survived by Lynn Whelchel Lathem, his wife of twenty years; two sons, John Lathem of Canton and David Lathem of Murrayville; sisters and brothers-in-law Don and Sharon Stafford and Pam and Gary Bowden all of Canton; grandson Connor Lathem and daughter-in-law Lara Lathem; nieces and nephews Tressa and Douglas Rozan; Jennifer and Beau Bledsoe; Cole and Cliff Bowden, Alicia Stafford; and grand niece Bella Bledsoe.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Lakewood Baptist Church Building Fund, 2235 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville, 30501.
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