Lawrence C. O'Dell (1926 - 2015)


Lawrence C. O'Dell, 88, of Brownstown, died at 4:48 a.m. on Monday, April 6, 2015, at HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.'
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at First Christian Church in Brownstown, with Kevin Bonifacius, Grady O'Dell and Kevin Dell officiating. Burial will be in Pilcher Cemetery in Brownstown, with military rites accorded by St. Peter American Legion Post 380 and Brownstown VFW Post 9770. Visitation will be held one hour before services on Saturday at the church. Reed Funeral Home in Sullivan was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Brownstown First Christian Church or donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at
Mr. O'Dell was born on Oct. 26, 1926, in DuQuoin, the son of Floyd D. and Fern Marie Fulton O'Dell. He married Marjorie Pauline Peters on Feb. 11, 1945, at First Christian Church in Brownstown; she died on May 17, 2006.
Survivors include sons, Larry O'Dell and his wife Judy of Greenville, and Terry O'Dell and his wife Susan of Irvington.

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Reed Funeral Home - Sullivan
1112 South Hamilton Street P.O. Box 528
Sullivan, IL 61951
(217) 728-2355
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Published in The Leader-Union from Apr. 10 to Apr. 22, 2015