Shirley Jean Lathem

  • Born: October 27, 1943
  • Died: December 25, 2017
  • Location: Gillsville, Georgia

Southern Cremations & Funerals at Cheatham Hill Memorial Park

1861 Dallas Highway SW
Marietta, GA 30064
Tel. (770) 919-7100

Tribute & Message From The Family

Shirley Lathem, 74, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away on December 25, 2017, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia.

The family will receive visitors Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 1:00 pm, followed by a memorial service at 2:00 pm, to be officiated by Nick Keller of Pine Valley Baptist Church of Hiram, Georgia. The service will be held at Southern Cremations and Funerals at Cheatham Hill Park located at 1861 Dallas Highway, Marietta, Georgia 30064.

Shirley was born in Gainesville, Georgia, to Bill and Johnnie Stargel, on October 27, 1943. She married in 1960 and moved to Marietta, Georgia, where she raised her family and lived most of her adult life. Shirley worked most of her career in sales, including time as an award winning realtor with Northside Realty and Metro Brokers. In her later years she worked in auto and furniture sales. She was a natural working with people, and was loved by everyone.

Shirley was preceded in death by her mother, Johnnie Elrod and her father, Bill Stargel.

She is survived by her three children, Debbie Williams, and her husband Randy Williams, Elizabeth Stone, and Ray Lathem; her two sisters, Pat Ivey and Judy Partin, and her husband Jody Partin; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren