Gene Odum

Gene Stuart Odum, 81, of Swansboro, passed away Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at his home.

A native of Onslow County, he was the son of the late Leroy and Christine Rhodes Odum. He was retired from Civil Service where he worked as a general inspector.

Surviving, are his wife of 62 years, Grace Matthews Odum, of the home; and two daughters, Venetia Gail Harrison and husband Kenneth, of Madison, Va., and Sherry Kay Odum and fiancé Bill Crocker, of Matthews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28 in the chapel of Jones Funeral Home, Swansboro, with the Reverend Jimmy Dale officiating. Burial will follow in Burns Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Electronic condolences may be left for the family at

Funeral Home

Jones Funeral Home
Old Hammock Rd Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 326-5013

Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Feb. 27 to Mar. 2, 2014