Lois Tatum Latcham


Mrs. Lois Tatum Latcham, age 78 of Newland, North Carolina passed into the arms of Jesus Saturday morning, June 15, 2019. Lois was in her home surrounded by her family when she took her heavenly flight.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Dale and Martha Shepherd; sister, Margaret Hodges; brothers, Edward and Collis Shepherd.

Survivors include her children, daughters, Sharon Kay Banner (husband Mitch) of Linville NC, Sondra Gay Parlier (husband Jeff) of Morganton NC, Susan Renee Simmons (husband John) of Burnsville NC; and son, James Edward Tatum (wife Becky) of Marion NC; brother, J.D. Shepherd of Lenoir, NC.

Eight grandchildren, Brandon Dean Hodges (Marie); Brandon Parlier, Eric Simmons, Mitchell Simmons, Brooke Peterson, Carter Simmons, Ryan Price (Kayla), Rachel Tatum Creegan (Tyler); and three great grandchildren, Lillian Paige Hodges, Haegan and Lawson Price.

Lois loved the lord and her family with all of her heart. She was the rock that everyone leaned on.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 17 at 7:00p in the Emanuel Baptist Church of which she was a member. 933 Millers Gap Hwy, Newland, NC 28657. Rev. Joe Ingham will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church Monday from 6:00p until the hour of the service. Burial will be Tuesday Morning, June 18 in the Gwyn Cemetery. The family will meet Tuesday morning at 11:00a and go in procession to the cemetery.

Scott Huskins Funeral & Cremation Services is in charge of the arrangements. 678.771.5566 | www.scotthuskins.com

4 comments (Add your own)

1. Li nda Rice wrote:
It hurts to the core of our heart when we lose someone who we had so much love and respect for, but it is so gratifying to be positive that loved one is with Jesus receiving all his promises and now has eternal life. She gave her family this same hope.
She prayed, believed, and lived the example with true faith.

Mon, June 17, 2019 @ 3:34 PM

2. Robin Gwyn Bowers wrote:
Sharon and Sondra so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Boy the times we had as kids. I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers

Mon, June 17, 2019 @ 8:59 PM

3. Betty Burleson Lovon wrote:
My heart and mind is going down each path our Heavenly Father took us together! WOW! What a trip!! A Precious Lady who loved Jesus, and loved serving Him with every fiber of her being! I will see you soon Lois! Family, you stay close to Jesus! I will always love you all! Betty Burleson Lovin

Tue, June 18, 2019 @ 9:19 AM

4. Charles Horney wrote:
One of the best Christian lady's I ever knew .. I drove her Church bus never seen a harder working bus captain and after driving a Church Bus for 40 years I have seen some great bus captains but none like Lois .. This lady rewards in heaven will be many ..

Tue, June 18, 2019 @ 10:44 PM

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