MCDONALD, Odessa Mitchell, age 55, a resident of Montgomery, AL, passed away on November 3, 2013 at her residence. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. from Morning Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1309 Edgar D. Nixon Ave., with Pastor James Watts officiating. Interment will be held at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, Mosses, AL with E. G. Cummings Memorial Funeral Home directing. She leaves to cherish her memories: five devoted children, Joe L. (Sancha) Howard, Jr., Lovely R. (Douglas, Jr.) Crawford, LaShunda N. (James, Jr.) Brown, Edward C. (Shetara) McDonald, and Rodney E. (Twala Means) McDonald; sisters, Shirley (Alfonzo) Moore, Martha (Robert Burnette) Dabney, Cleo (Ronald) Means, Eliza Mitchell, Linda Mitchell, Mary Ann (Michael Pettus) Mitchell, Mary (Malone) Coleman, Betty Hayes; brothers, Nathaniel Mitchell, Jr., Preston Mitchell; aunts, Mary Grant, Leola Broadnax, Dorothy Brisbon; grandchildren, Myson Howard, DelaVante Crawford, Sania Crawford, Jamori Brown, Tai McDonald, Colin McDonald, Ta'lon McDonald, TreShaun Ziegler, Ta'Rod McDonald, Tnazj McDonald, and Keyeriah Miles; and a host of nieces, nephews, and very devoted friends. The body of Ms. McDonald will lie in repose one hour prior to funeral services in the church.