Frazier Odrenda M. "Drinky" (Bridges) Frazier, 71, was born June 23, 1941 in Columbus, Ohio. She entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. She attended West High school and grew up in the Hilltop area. She was a lifetime member of Sigsbee Avenue Church of God. She retired from The Ohio State University, where she worked for many years. Odrenda known to many as "Drinky" was a loving, caring and compassionate woman. She exemplified the phenomenonal woman. She always put her five daughters and grandchildren first. Many people loved and called her "Mom and Grandma". Her home was called the "House of Hope", you would leave, full of hope, believing you could do anything. She had a passion for cooking big Sunday dinners and enjoyed decorating every holiday. Everyone enjoyed her famous Spaghetti. She was well loved by all those who knew her and felt privileged to have been in her presence. She is preceded her in death by her parents Elneata and James E. Bridges, daughter Carmella Smith, brothers Tommy E. Bridges, Winston H. Bridges and Stephen Bridges. She leaves to cherish her memory four daughters, R. Elaine (Lannie) Bridges, Marcella A. Bridges, Annetta Michelle Rogers and Lena O. Smith; adopted daughter, Veno Adkins; four brothers; five sisters; ten grandchildren; and 6 1/2 great-grandchildren. She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Funeral Service 11 a.m. Thursday, February 28, 2013 at Flintridge Missionary Baptist Church, 3330 Scottwood Rd. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at Sigsbee Avenue Church of God, 1322 Sigsbee Ave., and again on Thursday at Flintridge Church from 10 a.m. until the start of service. Rev. Susan K. Smith, officiating. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St. To sign Odrenda's online memory book, please visit www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Feb. 24, 2013