Mildred Latimer, age 86, passed away on September 18,2019. She was born on June 24, 1933 in Baxter, Missouri to Charles Forman Taylor and Lettit Elizabeth Taylor. She grew up in Southern Missouri and graduated from Blue Eye High School. Milly was the youngest of 7 children, one of whom was her twin, Bill Taylor. After she married Robert Latimer in 1957, the two moved to Independence, Missouri where they made their home together. In 1972 Mildred completed coursework to obtain a certification as a preschool teacher. She greatly enjoyed working with and teaching children. This was also evident during her time as a backstage director for many dance recitals in which her two daughters performed. In addition to her love for teaching, Mildred also enjoyed classical music, reading, going out to dinner, and traveling. Mildred was independent and persistent to the end and she will be greatly missed by many.
Those gone before are her husband, Robert Latimer in 2006 and her son Christopher Latimer in 1972. She is survived by her daughter, Gloria Latimer and daughter in law Jan Johnson of Manitou Springs, Colorado; daughter Theresa Curran and son in law Greg Curran of Tampa, Florida.