News Death Notice
ODITT, Helen Louise age 93, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 9, 2013. She was born April 12, 1920 in Owsley County, Booneville, Kentucky to Chester and Dora Seale. Helen was a devoted homemaker and mother. She loved her flowers and cooking, never turning anyone away hungry. She had worked in many of our local restaurants before retiring. Helen attended the Church Of God In Jesus for many years, and was faithful and dedicated to God. She was a wonderful prayer warrior, always praying. Preceding her in death were her parents, Chester and Dora (Bowman) Seals; first husband, Goebel Oliver in 1973; second husband, Henry Oditt in 1993; two grandsons, Dale Jackson and Danny Williams; two brothers Conley and Raymond Seale; and a sister, Jacqueline "Jackie" Oliver. She is survived by three daughters, Lola Faye Rose, Reba Christine Tibbs, and Evelyn "Sam" Greenfield, husband Chuck; step -daughter, Barbara Tussy; two step-sons, Eugene Oliver and Goebel Oliver, Jr.; eight grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 10 great-great grandchildren; two brothers, Earl Seale, wife Wanda and Kenneth Wayne Seale; and a host of extended family and friends. The family extends special thanks and appreciation to Frank and Mae Wathen, Mim Rambo and Florence Shoemaker. Visitation will be Monday, May 13, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St. Middletown. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Church Of God In Jesus, 5604 West Alexandria Road, Madison Township, with Rev. Arnold Brewer and Rev. James Anderson officiating. Interment will be at the Butler County Memorial Park, Trenton, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church Of God In Jesus, 5604 West Alexandria Rd., Middletown, Ohio 45042 or to the Christian Enterprise Baptist Church, 405 Gideon Road, Middletown, Ohio 45044. Arrangements by Herr -Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown.