ODESSA Kim Nanette Randolph passed away on May 9, 2012. She was born on December 6, 1956 to James Odom and Annette Cardinal Odom in Plainview, Texas. |
Kim spent her adult life and career working in different facets of education. She graduated from Wayland Baptist University with a Bachelor's degree in physics, chemistry, and education. She went on to earn a master's degree in education, superintendent's certificate, and was in the process of obtaining a doctorate in education from the University of Texas at the Permian Basin.
Kim had worked as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal. She currently served as Ector County ISD's Science Curriculum Coordinator. She was recognized for her superior leadership with a World Class Leader in Education award in November, 2011.
A member of Plainview's First Baptist Church, Kim's life reflected the goodness given to her by her faith. She was gracious to everyone, a blessing to all by showing God's mercy. Kim loved life and family. She was a great mother to her three sons. Her activities in life were family-centered. She loved to travel as well. Kim's favorite Bible verse, Jeremiah 29:11-13, showed always – that God provided goodness and a future of hope.
Kim is survived by her three children, William Matt Randolph, James Parker Randolph, and Wayne Taylor Randolph; her parents, James and Annette Odem; three sisters Karla Glowicki, Kathi Holland, and Konnie Schafer; nieces and nephews, Amy Jett, Gracie Glowicki, Katie Reese, Andrea Gerig, Erin Berry, Galvan Schafer, Daniel Schafer, Kassie Schafer, Harlan Schafer; and her many friends.
A note of special thanks goes to Dr. Kubacek, Dr. Borrah, and Hospice House for their care during Kim's illness.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Crossroads Fellowship, 6901 E. Hwy. 191, Odessa, TX. The service will begin at 11:00 AM and will be officiated by Rev. Bob Billups. Donations may be sent to Hospice House.
Services entrusted to Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
Published in Odessa American on May 11, 2012