OBITUARY

Myrna Lathers

August 19, 1945February 9, 2021

Graveside service for Ms. Myrna L Lathers will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Four Mile Cemetery, with Dan Mattox officiating. There will be viewing from 12:30pm to 1:30pm at Chapel Hill Funeral Home.

Our beloved Myrna L. Lathers left her earthly home on February 9, 2021. Myrna was a strong, special person to anyone that she crossed paths with. Her personal testimony was like none other. Myrna was devoted in her faith. Her faith in God never wavered and carried her through trials and tribulations her entire life. But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. You are my strength, I sing praise to you; you, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely (Psalm 59:16,17).

Myrna was born to Capt. Martin and Mrs. Myra S. Lathers in Memphis Tennessee. She found her home in Calhoun Co, Alabama. She was a long-time resident of Casey Estates at McClellan where she was loved and cherished by many neighbors. Myrna was very active in several church organizations as well as private religious groups and prayer groups. She had a huge heart for helping others around the entire world.

Myrna is survived by two brothers: Malcom (Frances J) Lathers; Anniston and Merrill (Frances H) Lathers; Hawaii, her very special best friend, Brenda (Kenneth) Leahey, a host of nieces and nephews and a great group of friends that loved her dearly. She also is survived by one special love, Dawn (James) Wright and their children, Emily and John.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her twin sister, Madeline Lathers, nephew, Russell Lathers and special love Kai Wright.

Memorials may be made at any religious organization of your choice as she was a firm believer is supporting both local and national outreach programs. One of Myrna’s favorite things to do was to write handwritten letters and cards. Any time you think of her send a note or card to someone you love.

Services

  • Visitation Service at Chapel HIll Funeral Home

    Thursday, February 18, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, February 18, 2021

Memories

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Angela Moore

February 22, 2021

Merna, I just found out you are in heaven now. I hope you will tell mama know how I miss her. I cant believe I did not get to return your last post card. I so loved our letter exchange. I miss you already but I know 2 ladies in heaven who are giggling like 2 school girls.. RIP sweet lady..
Love, Angie

Bliss Morris

February 21, 2021

Precious Myrna, you are now in Eternity and your friends on earth miss you a whole lot. Your many many cards have cheered us up so often. I am going to use the healing
Bible verses you shared with me as Bible study material. You were the sweetest most loving sister. You were open to learn and willing to share and you had a lot to share because you stayed in the WORD. Every hug was sincere. To know you is to LOVE you. To loose you is heartbreaking.

Lena and James Brooks

February 19, 2021

I knew Myrna for a short while, but felt like I knew her for years. She was a kind, happy, pleasant person, fun to be around. I will miss her at our family get togethers, of which she made herself a part of.

Debora Vickers

February 16, 2021

I had the privilege of knowing Ms. Myrna - such a beautiful soul. She was a very good friend and prayer partner to my mother, Pearlie Bush, who lived at Casey Estates. My mother transitioned to Heaven on December 2, 2020. Ms. Myrna was heartbroken but never waivers in her faith. Ms. Myrna attended my Mom’s graveside services, prayed with us, cried with us and rejoiced with us! Such a sweet, caring, God fearing, ready to share The Gospel Woman of God! Until we meet again! We love you Ms. Myrna
The family of the late Pearlie Bush, Casey Estates Family

William Lyles

February 16, 2021

To the Lather's family, sorry for your loss of a very special lady and friend. I have to say that your family was like my own, remembering Momma and Poppa Lathers and all of the great times that we spent together there at your home at Four Mile. Love to all of the family.
William (Billy) Lyles: Boxtel Netherlands

Cheryl Davis

February 15, 2021

Oh Myrna, how I miss you already. I rejoice for you sis, my treasured friend. Memories of stories you shared will be remembered by all. Hallelujah you are home!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY