Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzie" (Beal) Odom 1915-1986

Sarah Elizabeth Odom, better known to everyone as “Lizzie” was born in Miller County, Missouri on February 17, 1915 the daughter of George and Mary Rook Beal and passed away in the Charles E. Still Hospital in Jefferson City on Sunday, June 22, 1986.  She had attained the age of 71 years.

She was united in marriage to Sidney Odom on December 4, 1937 and unto this union 2 sons were born.  He preceded her in death on July 21. 1971.

Lizzie is survived by her 2 sons and daughter in laws, Dorse and Patricia Odom of Rogersville and David and Lori Odom of Vienna, 1 grandson Allen of Rogersville and 1 granddaughter Melinda of Vienna, 4 sisters, Clara Helton, Vivian Forbis andd Bessie Rowden of Iberia and Ella Reischling of Dixon, 7 brothers, Edgar, Richard, Lloyd and Otto Beal of Dixon, Wilmer Beal of East St. Louis, Leonard Beal and Bennie Beal of El Dorado, Kansas with other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and 2 brothers, Charles and Elvie.

She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral services were held in the Long Funeral Home in Dixon on Wednesday, June 25, 1986 at 11:00 a.m. with Carrell Day officiating.  Burial was in the Seaton Cemetery.  Serving as her pallbearers were Larry Bassett, Tommy, Mike, and Norman Nichols, Elwood Beal, Troy Stokes and J.D. Fritchey.

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