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Carolyn Judith Lathrop

December 11, 1942May 21, 2020

Carolyn Judith Lathrop, 77 of Plano, Texas passed away on Thursday afternoon, May 21, 2020 at the Cottonwood Creek Healthcare Community in Richardson, Texas, with her husband John by her side.

Cremation Rites will be accorded. A burial service will be held at a later date at Kingfisher Cemetery in Kingfisher, Oklahoma.

Carolyn was born on December 11, 1942 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, a daughter of her father: Herman Iselin and her mother: Barbara Jean Cook.

Carolyn married John Eric Lathrop on August 31, 1963 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years: John Lathrop of Plano, Texas.

She is also survived by one son: Johnny (wife Christie) Lathrop of Tyler, Texas and their three sons: Jack Lathrop, Dawson Lathrop, and Kacey Lathrop.

One daughter: Kara Lee Lathrop Fletcher of Rogers, Arkansas and her two sons: Riley Fletcher and Carter Flether.

One brother: Dennis Iselin of Enid, OK.

Carolyn loved many things throughout her life, but most importantly, family, her grandchildren, gardening, reading, traveling, and cooking.

She was a homemaker in earlier years, worked in the real estate profession for some time, and also worked as a florist. She had a passion for her flowers and her florist career.

She was very active in the Custer Road United Methodist Church in Plano for many years.

Carolyn and John enjoyed many trips throughout the United States, as well as Hawaii, England, and Scotland, just to name a few. Carolyn kept very detailed journals and notes about her travels.

She was very active throughout her life; she was always busy doing something or spending time with her friends. When she wasn’t busy doing one thing, she was busy doing something else.

Carolyn will be remembered and greatly missed her children, grandchildren, relatives and countless friends.

Ted Dickey West Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas has charge of arrangements.


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Carolyn Judith Lathrop

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Pamela Stilwell

May 24, 2020

I am so very sorry for your loss. Carolyn will be dearly missed. Please know that I'm here for you whatever you might need. God Bless all of her family.

Dan Frey

May 23, 2020

Carolyn, and John, with Johnnie and Kara Lee were great friends when we all lived close in Prairie Village. Carolyn was a great lady and will be missed. Our sympathy to your family from Dan, Peter, and Sarah.