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Jeannette Latham

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Jeannette Latham, 92, Hebron, died Monday, July 30, 2012, at Centegra HospitalWoodstock.

She was born May 28, 1920,  in Hebron to Arthur and Ethel (Turner) Cornue.

A lifetime resident of Hebron, she graduated from Hebron High School in 1938 and Blackburn College in 1940.

On June 29, 1946, she married Arthur “Red” Latham in Hebron. 

She was a member of Hebron United Methodist Church for more than 65 years, sang in the choir, taught Sunday school and was  president of the United Methodist Women. She was a former member of the Hebron American Legion Auxiliary.

She also was an avid reader and loved music, theater, movies and plays. 

Survivors include a daughter, Barb (Dan) Slavin, Woodstock; four grandchildren, Patrick (Melissa) Slavin, Westminster, Colo., Andrew (Yvonne) Slavin, Breckenridge, Colo.,  Amy (Jeff) Patek, Walworth, Wis., and Michael (Wendy) Schaid, Hebron; seven great-grandchildren; a son-in-law, Ed Riley, Walworth, Wisc.; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Cornue, Hebron, and Tillie Cornue, Elkhorn, Wis.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2007; a daughter, Kathy Riley; a sister, Irene Morgan; and three brothers, James, Richard and Wesley Cornue.

Visitation was Aug. 2 at Hebron United Methodist Church.

The funeral was Aug. 3 at the church.The Rev. Soon Sun Lee and the Rev. Mabel Rice officiated.

Interment was at Linn-Hebron Cemetery, Hebron.

Memorials can be sent to Hebron United Methodist Church, 9811 Main St., Hebron, IL 60034.

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