Shirley L. Latham, age 89, of E. Canton, OH peacefully went home to be with her Lord Sunday evening, February 12th, in St. Joseph’s Senior Living Center following a brief illness. Her family was at her side. Born in Canton, OH October 8, 1933 to Oris and Cora Fry, she resided her entire life in the Canton area. A graduate of Lincoln High School, she retired from White Engines where she worked as a secretary. She was a member of First Christian Church since childhood. She enjoyed spending time with her family which included many wonderful memory-making adventures in Florida.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Wilma Fry, and a brother, Jim Fry.
Survived by her husband, Eugene Latham of the home, they would have been married 70 years October 10th of this year. She also is survived by her son, Mark (Brenda) Latham, of Tarpon Springs, FL and daughter, Cheryl Turner of St. Petersburg, FL. She is survived by grandchildren Melissa (Charles) Williams, Matthew (Amanda) Turner, Stephanie (Jason) Potter, and Shannon (Rob) Lupiani as well as seven great grandchildren, Joseph Capuano, Alyssa Capuano, Jenna Turner, Benjamin Turner, Cheyann Lupiani, Kyra Lupiani, Jayden Lupiani and four great great grandchildren, Raine, Giovanni, Nathaniel, and Nicholas; sisters-in-law, Debbie Wise and Mary Fry and brother-in-law, Darryl (Gina) Latham. She will be greatly missed by several nieces, nephews and friends as well as her entire family.
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 20th at 12 noon at Paquelet Falk Funeral Home in Louisville with Pastor Tim Bussey of First Christian Church officiating. Calling hours will be one hour prior to the service at 11am. Burial will be at the Mausoleum at North Lawn Cemetery following services.