Mr. Ernest Clifford Latcham, age 88 of Hope, Arkansas passed away, Monday, April 3, 2017 at his home. Mr. Latcham was born on August 13, 1928 in Rich Hill, Missouri to George William and Amanda Ellen Lynn Latcham. He was a retired Public Accountant, a US Army Veteran and a member of First Baptist Church in Hope. He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother Harold Latcham, a sister Doris Latcham Parker and a daughter, Sheryl Jean Latcham and his wife of 62 years Velda Jean White Latcham.
Mr. Latcham is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Patrisa Lynn Madlock (Kenneth) of Hope, Arkansas. Grand children Jeffery Scott Madlock (Kimberley) of Hope, Arkansas, Jennifer Lyn Donalson (Andrew) of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Amanda Lynn Baker (Randy) of Arkadelphia, Arkansas and Michael Zane Pendergraft (Rachel) of Blevins, Arkansas. Adored Great Grandchildren, Riley Ashlynn Madlock, Parker Ellyn Madlock, Dakota Edward Donalson, Shawntal Renee Donalson, Michael Page Donalson, Emberlynn Kate Pendergraft and Alexandra Willa Pendergraft. One brother Donald Latcham of Georgia. Favorite niece and nephew Diana Page Parker Garus of New Zealand and Bruce Alan Hickam of Independence, Missouri. Great friend and physician Dale E. Goins and compassionate hospital nurses and staff.
Graveside service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in Rose Hill Cemetery in Hope, with Rev. Andrew Donalson officiating. Burial to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Hope Christian Clinic. Arrangements are by Brazzel/Oakcrest The Funeral Home of Hope, Eddie Brazzel, Director. Online guest register: brazzelfuneralhomes.com