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Martha Ruth Latimer Passmore

Memorial service for Martha Ruth Latimer Passmore will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, February 9, 2019 in Immanuel Baptist Church with Steve Mallow, pastor officiating.

Burial at a later date will be in the Union Methodist Cemetery in Franklin, North Carolina.

Martha Ruth Latimer Passmore, age 96, of Lawton passed away Thursday, January 24, 2019 in Lawton. She was born March 7, 1922 in Lockhart, South Carolina to William J. and Dolly (Crawford) Head. Mrs. Passmore had been a longtime resident of Franklin, North Carolina. She loved cooking, canning, traveling and being with her family and church family. She was a member of Franklin Church of God.

Survivors include her son, Joe Latimer and his wife, Brenda, Geronimo, daughter, Margaret Ann Owens and her husband, Tommy, Clover, South Carolina, seventeen grandchildren, thirty-five great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in the by her first husband, Lewis Latimer, second husband, Furman I. Passmore, two sons, Ronnie Latimer and Patrick Latimer, daughter, Nancy Elaine Hicks, grandson, Joseph Lewis Latimer, parents, three sisters and two brothers.

Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church, 1314 S.W. 11th Street, Lawton, OK 73501.

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