On Dec. 29, 2001, in Cardwell, Mo., she married Kevin Smith, of Trumann, Ark.
Lathan was a member of Calvary Full Gospel Church in Cardwell.
Survivors include her husband, Kevin, of Paragould; her parents, James and Gwenda Godfrey, of Senath, Mo.; sister by heart, Amanda Cude Mikel and her husband, Shane Mikel, of Paragould; nephew, Logan Mikel, of Paragould; grandmother, Audrey Marshall, of Kennett; her father and mother-in-law, Gerald and Sylvia Smith, of Truman, Ark.; several aunts, uncles and cousins, and many friends who loved her.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Kyle Marshall, and Willie and Cletus Godfrey.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Tuesday, Aug. 24, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 25, at the Calvary Full Gospel Church in Cardwell with Revs. Leland DeMent and Steve Harris officiating.
Burial will follow in the Lulu Cemetery at Senath.
Pallbearers are Bobby Bost, Matthew Marret, Kurtis Kyle Marshall, Michael Brown, Shane Eubanks and Jonathan Wright.
Honorary pallbearers are Staci Brown, Kathy Bost, Holly Marret and Judy Detjens.
Memorials may be made to the Paragould Children's Home in Paragould, Ark.