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Dorie Latham Creston

Published: Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 11:30 a.m. CDT

Dorie Latham, 76, of Creston died Feb. 19, 2013, at Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen, Texas.

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Powers Funeral Home, junction of highways 25 and 34. The Rev. Tom Woodin will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery at a later date. Open visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. Monday with family present 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be left at www.powersfh.com.

Deloris “Dorie” Louise (Miller) Latham, daughter of Ida Louise (Madison) and Edward Henry Miller, was born April 19, 1936, in Gregory, S.D.

Dorie was educated in Malvern schools and later Arispe schools.

On June 28, 1953, Dorie married John Gale Latham in Afton.

They first lived in Arispe and then south of Afton. They settled in Creston in 1957, where in addition to being a homemaker, Dorie worked for Places for 17 years and then for her brother Don Miller at Creston Mobile Homes for about 15 years.

Dorie was a member of Eagles Auxiliary.

Dorie is survived by her husband John Latham of Creston; sons, Gerry (wife Frances) Latham of Crossville, Tenn., Larry (wife Nancy) Latham of Creston and Terry (wife Diane) Latham of Laurens; grandchildren, Gerry (wife Gina) Latham Jr., Dustin (wife Jennifer) Latham, Eddie Mackey, Linda Hensley, Brenda Latham, Tonya (husband Todd) Pickering, Cory (wife Tammi) Latham, Staci Latham (fiancé Tim Rourke) and Brett (wife Laura) Latham; 14 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law Earl Latham of Murray; and sister-in-law Joyce (husband Richard) Ross of Creston.

Dorie was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Donald and Dwight “Dyke” Miller; and sisters-in-law, Norma (husband Francis) Sweet, Joyce Latham, JoAnn Miller and Barbara Miller.

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