June 3, 1919 - June 8, 2016
Irene Cole Latham, age 97 went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, June 8 at the Commonwealth Assisted Living. She was born June 3, 1919 in Bristol, VA, a daughter of the late Wyatt and Susan Cole. She was a longtime member of High Point Presbyterian Church, Bristol, VA. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Clarence H. Latham; two sons, Dwight Latham and Barry Latham; three brothers, Claude Cole, Lynn Cole and Charles Cole; Irene was a native of Washington County, Virginia and was an employee of John Battle High School as the Cafeteria Manager where she retired in 1988. She was a hospital volunteer, a member of the WOC Womens Club and a member of the Senior Citizens of Bristol. She was an Elder, Choir Member and Sunday School Teacher at High Point Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Birdie and Bob Barker; a sister, Dorothy Richards, a brother and sister-in-law Bill and Ellen Cole; seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Special thanks to the caregivers and nurses at Commonwealth Assisted Living for all their love and support. The family will receive friends from 4:30 p.m. till 6:00 p.m., Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Blevins Funeral Home 417 Lee Street Bristol, Virginia 24201. The funeral service will be conducted at 6:00 pm, Saturday, June 11, 2016 with Reverend Dennis Burnette officiating. The graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, June 12, 2016 at Mountain View Cemetery in Bristol, Virginia. Those who wish to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:45 p.m. Pallbearers will be her grandsons. Mrs. Latham and her family are in the care of Blevins Funeral & Cremation Services.(276) 669-6141.
Irene Cole Latham, age 97 went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, June 8 at the Commonwealth Assisted Living. She was born June 3, 1919 in Bristol, VA, a daughter of the late Wyatt and Susan Cole. She was a longtime member of High Point Presbyterian... View Obituary & Service Information
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