Jeffrey Preston Odom
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Asheville - Jeffrey Preston Odom, 48, of Asheville, died on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals.
A native of Lakeland, FL, Mr. Odom was a son of Thelma Williamson Crowe, formerly of Cherokee, and of the late Kennith Roy Odom, formerly of Lakeland. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his sister, Eugina Michelle Odom.
Mr. Odom had worked as a diesel mechanic, and enjoyed deer hunting in his spare time. He will be remembered as a loving father and brother.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Odom is survived by his wife, Myrna Pedroza Odom; daughters, Melissa Odom, Ruby Gonzalez, and Selena Odom; son, Allen Odom and wife Mitzi; brothers, James Kenneth Odom and wife Diane and David Roy Odom and wife Christy; nieces and nephew, Lacey Lee Odom, Kirstin Taylor Odom, and Kennith Tyler Odom; and stepfather, Benjamin Herndon Murray.
Mr. Odom's family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave.
The online register is available at www.grocefuneralhome.com.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
1401 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28806
Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Apr. 7, 2014