Melanie Jean Latham

Published 12:42 pm Tuesday, May 7, 2019

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Funeral services for Melanie Jean Latham of Cordele will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2019 at Rocky Mount Baptist Church in Turner County. Burial will follow in Rocky Mount Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Rainey Family Funeral Services.

Melanie, 76, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at The Gardens of Fayetteville. Melanie was born in Turner County and was the daughter of the late William Frank Moore and Audrey Helms Moore. She was preceded in death by her husband Jessie James Latham and a son, Jamie Latham.

Melanie worked for many years as a nursing home director. She was a member at Rocky Mount Baptist Church. Melanie is survived by a daughter, Theda Latham Schnute and her husband, John of Fayetteville; a sister, Susan and her husband Bill of Bonaire; two brothers, Wayne and his wife Bobbie of Arabi; Autrey and his wife Jean of Booklett; two grandchildren, Jessica Schnute, and Jared Schnute and his wife, Lindsay; and two great-grandchildren, Asher Schnute and Ava Schnute.

Arrangements are by Rainey Family Funeral Services. An online guestbook is available at