Sam R. Clutter (1986 - 2014)


Emma L. "Louise" O'Dell, 89, of Altamont, formerly of Ramsey, died on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at Lutheran Care Center in Altamont.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in rural Ramsey, with the Revs. Gregg Shannon and Houston Jackson officiating. Burial was in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in rural Ramsey. Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday at Miller Funeral Home in Ramsey and one hour before services on Monday at the church. Memorials: Mt. Carmel Baptist Church or Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at
Mrs. O'Dell was born on Nov. 256, 1924, in Bingham, the daughter of the Rev. Fred Edward "Ed" and Noy E. Rhoades Brown. She married Grover Cleveland O'Dell Jr. on March 29, 1942, in Ramsey; he died on Feb. 16, 1999.
Survivors include a son, the Rev. Larry O'Dell and his wife Pat of Ramsey; and daughters, Carolyn Maske of St. Peter, Elaine McCormick of Vandalia, and Norma and her husband Steve Kennett of Brownstown.

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Published in The Leader-Union from Nov. 18 to Nov. 26, 2014