Funeral services for Mrs. Gloria Neal Odom, 79 of Farmerville, La., were held at 11 a.m. Monday, January 28, 2013 at Zion Hill Baptist Church, Farmerville, LA. Officiating the service was Dr. Connie Ward. Interment followed in Zion Hill Baptist Church Cemetery under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Farmerville.
Mrs. Odom was born on July 21, 1933 in Union Parish and passed away on January 25, 2013 after a lengthy illness.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Horace and Mary Etta Neal.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years: Kenneth Wayne Odom of Farmerville, LA; daughters: Shirley Odom Stuart (Charles) of Calhoun, La; Jan Odom Crow (Roger) of Nashville, Tn; grandchildren: Clint Stuart (Sayward), Dr. Anthony Stuart(Kelly), Greg Stuart, Christy Crow Mullen (Philip), Chad Crow (Ashley); and seven great-grandchildren: siblings Rose Tucker (Clyde), Allie Faye Taylor (Yyverne), Marvin Neal (Nelda): numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.
Pallbearers were Walker Burson, Ray Hammons, John Neal, Kelby Neal, Randy Tucker, and Terry Tucker.
Honorary Pallbearers were Gayle Odom, Ross Odom, Ira Taylor, Clyde Tucker, and Scotty Tucker.
Visitation was held Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville, La.