T.J. Latting, 84 of Saffell passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. He was born May 23, 1935, in Saffell, Ark. to Abe and Jennie Latting. He was a farmer, a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of the Saffell Missionary Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Ola Sharp and Ila Saffell.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Vernia Faye Latting of the home; two sons, Greg Latting (Lisa) of Tuckerman and Oren Latting of Saffell; one daughter, Delise Coles of Strawberry; one brother, Abe Latting Jr. (Bonnie) of Moline, Ill.; three sisters, Mabel Linebaugh and Marie Sharp both of Jonesboro and Treva Voyles (Charles) of Jacksonville; five grandchildren, Logan Matthews (Cord), Andy Latting, Alysia Coles, Makenly Coles and Jeffery Coles; two great-grandchildren, Levi Daxton Latting and Colton Matthews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at the Saffell Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Curt Howard and Bro. Matt Donnell officiating. Burial will follow in the Union Cemetery at Dowdy with arrangements by Qualls Batesville Funeral Service.
Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until service time at the church.
Pallbearers will be Andy Latting, Jeffery Coles, Jackie Crews, Paul Dale Vaulner, Winred Saffell, Reginald Saffell and Kenneth Holbert.