Funeral services for Sonny Lathrop, age 82, were held 2 P.M., Sunday, December 20, 2020 at Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home, Buffalo, Texas. Bro. Johnny Veretto officiated the service, and interment followed in Buffalo Cemetery.
Afton Dwayne “Sonny” Lathrop was born August 23, 1938 to Henry & Gladys (Moore) Lathrop. He attended elementary school in Flo and graduated from Centerville High School. Sonny married Connie Parker January 26, 1960 and shared fifty-eight wonderful years together until her passing in 2018. Sonny was a retiree of the Texas Highway Department. He enjoyed driving his tractor, tending to his land and being outdoors. He was a lifelong resident of the Buffalo area and a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Buffalo. Sonny passed away in Palestine, Texas December 17, 2020 following a brief illness.
Sonny was preceded in death by both of his parents and beloved wife, Connie Lathrop. Surviving family members include daughter & son-in-law, Cindy & Ricky McCoy of Groesbeck; sister, Norma Moore of Flo; grandson, Colt McCoy of College Station and numerous cousins, nieces & nephews.
Arrangements were under the direction of Walters’ Buffalo Funeral Home, Buffalo, Texas.