- BORN: February 18, 1924
- DIED: December 16, 2011
Funeral services for Mr. John B. ‘Slick’ Odom, 87, of Farmerville will be 2:30pm Sunday, December 18th at Zion Hill Baptist Church with Bro. Connie Ward officiating. Burial will be in Zion Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.
Mr. Odom, a retired farmer/businessman, passed away December 16, 2011. He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church.
Preceding him in death were his parents, John Alan & Ethel Tucker Odom; brothers: Ondus, Horace, Elton, Minor and Carnas Odom; sisters: Lois Farrar and Virgie Norris.
He is survived by his best friend for 63 years and wife, Juanita Odom; 1 son, Dr. Mark A. Odom & wife, Dr. Karen Bruggers of Cary, N.C.; 1 granddaughter, Sarah B. Odom of Cary, N.C., 1 brother, Layward Odom of Overtron, TX and numerous other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers are Bruce Odom, Bobby Odom, Jerry Odom, Kevin Odom, Tommy Singleton and Ray Alexander, Jr. Honorary pallbearers: Billy Colvin Odom and Tommy Williams.
Visitation will be 5:00-7:00pm Saturday at Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Zion Hill Cemetery Fence Fund, c/o Nell Williams, 6166 Hwy. 15N, Farmerville, LA 71241.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfh.com.
John B. Odom, a farmer and businessman, died Friday, December 16, 2011. Services were 2:00pm Sunday, December 18th at Zion Hill Baptist Church. Visitation was Saturday at Farrar Funeral Home. Burial was in Zion Hill Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.