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Ruby Latham

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

DEXTER -- Ruby Latham, 91, died May 25, 2012, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.

Born Aug. 5 ,1920, in Oak Ridge, to the late Jesse and Dora Lee VanAmburg McLain, she had lived in the Dexter area most of her life and was of the Baptist belief.

On July 1, 1969, in Poplar Bluff, she married Edward Taylor Latham who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: two sons, Thomas Allen Oshia of Amarillo, Texas, and Gary Wayne Oshia of Dexter; two daughters and a son-in-law, Bertha Marie Oshia of Jacksonville, Ill., and Lana Sue and Walter Blackwell of Park Hills; two sisters, Wilda Rosseau of Denver and Lucy Speers of Poplar Bluff; and three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Harold Oshia, one daughter, Wanda Ellis, and two brothers, John McLain and Ivan McLain.

Services were conducted today at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. Kenneth Biggs of Dexter officiating.

Burial followed in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.

Online condolences may be sent at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.