Carolyn Sue Lathrem

Celebration of Life Services for Carolyn Sue Lathrem, 64, will be conducted from Harrod Brothers Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Thursday with Reverend David Rayborn officiating.

Family and friends will be received Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Lathrem passed away March 4, 2013, at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.

Sue was born in Franklin County, on December 19, 1948, to the late Owen Silas and Effie Hughes Shields. She retired from the Department of Libraries and Archives as a Quality Control Inspector. Sue was a member of the First United Methodist Church, an avid horse lover, and a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Sue leaves behind her husband, Lonnie Lathrem; daughter, Sharon Lathrem, Lawrenceburg, KY; brother, Wayne Shields, Frankfort, KY; grandson, Kevin Jackson, Lawrenceburg, KY; three granddaughters, Kelly Jackson, Frankfort, KY, Brandy Smalley, Lawrenceburg, KY, and Rachel Taylor (Myles), Ft. Rucker, AL; five great grandchildren, Myles and Brayden Taylor, Ft. Rucker, AL, Levi Starcher, Aiden Jackson, and Silas Hempee, all of Frankfort, KY; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Oscar Shields, and two sisters, Louise Decker and Nancy Johnson.

Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home; condolences may be shared via the online guest book at

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  • We are so sorry for your loss. Sue was a very good person. We will pray that god gives you all the strength to get through this. Love to all, Harold, Shirley, Sherleen & Sis