BEAUFORT -- Odell Benders Sr., 68, of Beaufort died Jan. 4, 2014.
Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10 at Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Hubert Judon officiating. Entombment follows at the church cemetery.
He was a lifetime member of Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church and retired from T.D. Eure Costruction Company.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Nancy Murrell Benders of the home; son, Odell Benders Jr.; daughters, Erica Benders, Dicy Benders; brothers, Artis Bender, Elihue Murrell; sisters, Hattie Reels, Margaret Crooms, Alice Reels, Jeanette Walkes; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Rivers-Morgan Funeral Home, New Bern and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made at Crystal Coast Hospice House, 100 Big Rock Weigh, Newport, NC 28570.
Condolences may be left at riversmorgan.com.