Gracie Mae Odom, 84 of Graceville passed away, Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Doctor's Memorial Hospital in Bonifay following an extended illness. Ms. Gracie affectionately known as "Mom Odom" to many was born in Graceville, on May 25, 1929 to the late General Register and Evie L. Bell Register. Beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Ms. Gracie retired from Poplar Springs High School and was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.
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Proceeded in death by her husband of 50 years, Wyatt Odom; two sons, Ronnie Odom and Gary Odom; grandson, Bryan Odom; three brothers, Lee Register, Malcolm Register, and Nathan Register and one sister, Dorothy Culbreth.
Survived by one son, James Donnie "Jim" Odom (Nancy), Marianna; three daughters, Sharon Lewis (Albert), Bonifay, Wanda Long (Mike), Fadette, Ala., and Sarah Losee (Duane), Bonifay; one brother, Bobby Register (Barbara), Dothan, Ala.; 11 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Friday, July 12, 2013 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Steve Sanders and the Rev. Addis Habbard officiating. Burial followed in church cemetery with James and Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Family received friends at the funeral home Thursday; from 6 to 8 p.m. Expressions of sympathy can be made at http://www.jamesandlipford.com/
James & Lipford Funeral Home
5390 Cotton Street
Graceville, FL 32440
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on July 17, 2013