Latham Funeral Home in Elkton, KY

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Meet Our Staff

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 270-265-2150 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.

Wayne Pearson

Wayne Pearson

Licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director

Wayne Pearson is a licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director. He graduated from the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science in 1960. Wayne is also a deacon and member of Elkton Baptist Church and a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner with the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. He has been serving the families of Todd County since 1961.


Jimmy Shemwell

Jimmy Shemwell

Licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director

“I graduated from Todd Central High School in 1967. After returning from serving in Vietnam with the US Air Force I married Sharon Patterson. We returned to Todd County in 1976 to start my career with Latham Funeral Home. Sharon and I worked together and served our community until her passing in 2016. I take pride in my ability to help families’ loved ones look nice for visitation and services. I am blessed to have lived in Todd County and to continue my work at Latham Funeral Home.”


Brad Shemwell

Brad Shemwell

Licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director

“I’ve lived my whole life in Todd County and I grew up here at Latham Funeral Home.  I have worked here for over 30 years. I am proud to say I have helped people in one of the most trying times of their life.  I am doing everything I can to ensure our families are getting the best care possible. I am thankful to be able to raise my family in this community and to be able to continue to serve the families of Todd County while working at Latham Funeral Home.” 


Andy Shemwell

Andy Shemwell

Licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director

Andy Shemwell is a licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director. He graduated from Todd Central High School in 1995 and from John A. Gupton Mortuary College in 2000. He is a member of Elkton Baptist Church. He has been serving the people of Todd County since 1997. He lives in Hopkinsville with his wife, Jenny.


Tommy Wilhite

Tommy Wilhite

Ambassador

Tommy Wilhite is an ambassador with Latham Funeral Home. He assists with funerals, visitations and the day-to-day activities involved in serving the families of Todd County. He is a local minister who has pastored several area churches. He lives in Elkton with his wife, Mary.


Rodney Seay

Rodney Seay

Ambassador

“I enjoy greeting people as they come for visitations and services. I retired from Elkton Die Casting and love being around people. Working at Latham Funeral Home has kept me involved with the community and I am proud of the work we do here.”


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Contact Us


Latham Funeral Home
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413 East Main Street
| Elkton, KY 42220
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Tel: 270-265-2150
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You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

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