Obituary – Cleta Ann Craig Latham

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Cleta Ann Craig Latham

[/et_pb_slide][/et_pb_slider][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.27.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” global_colors_info=”{}”]Cleta Ann Craig Latham, age 80, of Russellville died Friday, September 3, 2021, at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home in Russellville. She was born October 31, 1940, in Russellville to Cletus Waldo and Jewell Sparks Craig.

She was a member of Harmony Free Will Baptist Church and worked for the Russellville School District.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Elizabeth Craig; and her husband of 59 years, Bill Latham.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Billie and Rick Elliott of Russellville; two sons and daughters-in-law, Craig and Tammy Latham of Russellville and Ken and Beth Latham of Pottsville; four grandchildren and their spouses, Christopher and Hillary Elliott of Van Buren, Kevin and Kristen Elliott of Springdale, David and Cheldon Latham of Austin, Texas and Hannah Latham of Fayetteville; and five great-grandchildren, Madelyn, Lydia, Claire, Emma and Cooper Elliott.

The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 8, 2021, at Harmony Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. James Chronister, Rev. Beth Latham, and Rev. Darrell Barnes officiating. Burial will be in Old Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service of Russellville.

Family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m., until service time at the church.

Pallbearers will be Craig Latham, Ken Latham, Rick Elliott, Christopher Elliott, Kevin Elliott and David Latham. Honorary pallbearer will be Hannah Latham.

The online obituary and guestbook are available at

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