Alene Virginia Latham

October 17, 1923 ~ April 16, 2017 (age 93)


Alene Virginia Latham, 93 of Slaton, Texas went to be with her Lord on Sunday, April 16, 2017, at her residence in Slaton, Texas. Alene was born Wednesday, October 17, 1923 in Lynn County, Texas. She married Wayne Latham on January 1, 1960 completing 57 years of marriage. Alene was preceded in death by her first husband, John Buford Winchester, whom she married February 25, 1944. She graduated Slaton High School in 1941 and was employed by Slaton Independent School District as Jr. High Cafeteria Manager. She was a lifetime active member of the First Baptist Church in Slaton. Throughout her membership of the church she served in many different roles assisting in the Nursery and Kitchen committees. Survivors include her husband, Wayne Latham, three sons; John Dow and Bobbie Winchester of Fallbrook, CA, Kenneth and Donna Winchester of Slaton, TX and Brad and Karen Winchester of Grape Creek, TX, one daughter; Nita and Derel Williams of Lubbock, brother; William Jones, Slaton; 5 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by son; Malcom W. Latham, grandson; Scott B. Williams, brothers; Roy Jones and Joe Bob Jones, sisters, Etta Belle Milliken and Linda K Jones. A Funeral service will be at 10:30 AM on Thursday at the First Baptist Church - Slaton located at 255 S 9th St. Slaton, Texas with Dr. Cleve Kerby officiating. Interment will be in Englewood Cemetery, Slaton, TX. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at Englunds, 1400 Woodrow Road, Slaton, Texas. The family is requesting memorials to be made to the First Baptist Church in Slaton or Meals on Wheels. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Apr, 19 2017 6:00 PM
1400 Woodrow Road Slaton, TX 79364


First Baptist Church - Slaton
Apr, 20 2017 10:30 AM
255 S 9th St. Slaton, TX 79364


Englewood Cemetery
Apr, 20 2017 11:30 AM
1100 North 20th Street Slaton, TX 79364

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