Sunday, February 25, 2007

Obituary of Anna Watlington Odell (1923-2007)

Obituary of Anna Watlington Odell (1923-2007)
Feb 14, 2007 - 09:32:13 am CST

Yanceyville, NC - Anna Watlington Odell 84 of 2671 U.S. Highway 158 West died Thursday, February 8, 2007 at Duke Hospital following several years of declining health. She was born January 16, 1923 to the late Oscar Bryan (O.B.) Watlington, Sr. and Fannie Roberts Watlington. She was educated in Caswell county Schools, a member of Prospect United Methodist Church and a homemaker.

She is survived by a daughter Dianne O. Murphy and husband Frank of Prospect Hill, NC, sisters Doris W. Allen and Wilma White of Yanceyville, brother Earl Watlington, Sr. of Yanceyville, Son-in-Law Jim Shirkey, Granddaughter Janet M. Owen, Grandson Patrick Shirkey and great granddaughter Murphy LeAnne Owen and great grandson Bennet Field Owen.

She was predeceased by her husband Thomas F. Odell, parents, one daughter Sandra Shirkey, one granddaughter Robin E. Shirkey, three brothers O.B. Jr., William Penn and G. Irvin Watlington.

Funeral services will be Saturday 2:30 p.m. at Prospect United Methodist Church, conducted by Rev. David Grissom, pastor. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the church and at other times will be at the home of Dianne and Frank Murphy 1795 Corbett Ridge Road, Prospect Hill, NC. Harrelson Funeral Service is serving the Odell Family.

Source: Obituary of Anna E. Watlington Odell (1923-2007) (The Caswell Messenger, 14 February 2007)

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