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Patricia Ann (Norton) Lathrop

July 19, 1945 ~ January 27, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Patricia Lathrop Obituary

Patricia Ann Norton Lathrop was born July 19, 1945 in Scotland County, North Carolina, daughter of the late Lucille Horne Newton and the late, Mark Newton.  She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend who cherished time shared with her family.  Patricia enjoyed her career with the Scotland County Emergency Services until her retirement.  She served as a member of Lighthouse Nation Church, loved reading, decorating and working puzzles.  She passed away at the age of 78 on January 27, 2024.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Wayne Newton.

Patricia is survived by her children, sons, Keith Lathrop of Laurinburg, Dane Lathrop of Myrtle Beach, SC; daughters, Debra Sandlin (Kenneth) of Laurinburg, Sandra Oxendine of Laurel Hill; sister, Judy O’Brien (Dennis) of Laurinburg; sister-in-law, Betty Newton of Laurinburg; five grandchildren, Kendall Strong, Christopher Oxendine, Eric Oxendine, Jordan Sandlin, Alex Oxendine; nine great grandchildren, Micah Oxendine, Aubree Oxendine, Sawyer Oxendine, E.J. Oxendine, Maveric Oxendine, Lonie Strong, Wren Oxendine, Elin Locklear, Livia Strong; and special nephew, Denny O’Brien.  She also leaves a host of extended family and devoted friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be given to the Samaritan Colony, 136 Samaritan Drive, Rockingham, NC 28379 www.samaritancolony.org.

A time of visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 30, 2024 from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. with a celebration of life memorial service beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Lighthouse Nation Church. 







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January 30, 2024

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lighthouse Nation Church
14681 Rea Magnet Road
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Memorial Service
January 30, 2024

7:00 PM
Lighthouse Nation Church
14681 Rea Magnet Road
Laurinburg, NC 28352


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