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Nona Elice Latham

BARBERTON -- Nona E. Latham, 95, passed away Friday, May 30, 2014 at Summa Akron City Hospital.

Born in Barberton to the late William and Margaret (Beam) Latham, she had been a Barberton resident all of her life. Nona was a member of the Johnson United Methodist Church all her life where she taught church school classes of all ages, worked with the young people's group for many years, served as church school secretary and was chairman of the Administrative Board for many years. She was a lay delegate to the Ohio East Conference for four years and served on many committees including finance, pastor relations, building and others. She belonged to the Johnson United Women's group and served as president for numerous years.

Nona received her B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Akron. She taught in the elementary schools of Barberton for 30 years where she was very active in the Barberton Teacher's Association, having served a term as president and was a member of the Grievance Committee.

After retirement from the Barberton Schools she was committed to doing volunteer work. She served on the Barberton Citizens Salvation Army Board for 25 years, delivered mobile meals for to shut-ins for 16 years, belonged to the Barberton Welfare Committee and BACM for many years.

Preceded in death by her parents; sister, Alice Scott; brothers, William and Robert (Juanita) Latham; Nona is survived by her sister, Margaret Vasiloff; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Funeral Services will be held Monday, June 2, 2014, 11 a.m., at Johnson United Methodist Church, 3409 Johnson Rd., Norton, Rev. Ken Gifford, officiating. Burial at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Calling Hours 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. www.silva-hostetler.com



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Published in Akron Beacon Journal on June 1, 2014
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