2014-01-02 / Obituaries


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Grace Lee Odom, 93, of Jackson died Jan. 3, 2014 in Mobile.

She was born Sept. 23, 1920. She was a member of the Forest Avenue Baptist Church. Her top priorities in life were her faith, her family and her friends.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Mathews, Jackson, Sharon (Steve) Laster, Humboldt, Tenn.; grandchildren, Leigh Anne (Renny) Reeves, Laurie (Chris) Watson, Hec (Gina) Laster, Josh (Christy) Laster; great-grandchildren, Addie, Syndey, Emily, Taite, Katelyn, Allyson, Kylie, Johnnie, Ray and Bexley; numerous nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by he husband, Johnnie C. Odom and a son-in-law, John Mathews.

The service will be Monday, Jan. 6 at 1 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home. Visitation will be an hour and a half prior to the service. Burial will be in the Trinity Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be Robert Overstreet, Kenneth Overstreet, Bruce Overstreet, Mark Overstreet, Bobby Brooks and Joe Baggett.

Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Baugh and Walter Gray Brooks.

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.


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