Gloria Dean White Odeneal

Gloria Dean White Odeneal

Pulaski, TN

Age 79, died Sunday, March 2, 2014. Born January 24, 1935 in Lawrenceburg, TN, moved to Pulaski at age 4 years.

Preceded in death by grandparents, William Dallas and Fannie Huckaba Bundrant; parents, Mary Bundrant White and Buford Meadow White.

Survived by her loving children, Lindsay Lee Eblen Dobbins (Phillip) and Buford Earl (Buddy) Eblen, Pulaski, TN; grandchildren, Meredith Kirk, Adam Kirk (Bethany), Pulaski, TN and Amanda Eblen, Burns, TN; 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Yvonne White Christopher (Sam) Nashville, TN; nephew, Jack D. Massey (Jennifer), Atlanta, GA; 1 great nephew and 2 great nieces.

She graduated from Giles County High School in 1953 where she played on the basketball team, and she always loved sports and enjoyed watching the games that her children and grandchildren participated in. In addition to sports, she was a Girl Scout Leader.

Gloria graduated from Mid State Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in 1956, Nashville, TN with a R.N. degree in nursing. She dedicated her life to her family and her nursing career, and she will always be remembered and cherished by her friends and family.

She was the Director of Nurses at Fairhaven Nursing home in the 1970's, which is now known as NHC Health care, Pulaski, TN. After living in Pennsylvania for several years and in nursing there, she moved back to Pulaski where she was the Assistant Director of Nursing at NHC Health care, Pulaski, TN, until she retired in May of 1997.

Visitation will be on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from the hours of 1 p.m. until 3 p.m., at the Carr & Erwin Funeral Home. Private burial in Lay Cemetery at Ethridge, TN.

Carr & Erwin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements, (931) 363-1533.

Funeral Home

Carr & Erwin Funeral Home
1228 East College Street Pulaski, TN 384784540
(931) 363-1533

Published in The Tennessean on Mar. 5, 2014