Mrs. Odessa Blasingame, age 86, of McKinney, Texas passed away on January 27, 2006 at Homestead of McKinney where she had resided for the last year. She was born on April 27, 1919 in McKinney, Texas to Ambrose and Mary (Bartee) Jones one of six children born into this family. She married Hubert Blasingame on March 26, 1941 in Durant, Oklahoma. Odessa was employed at North Texas Medical Center for over 20 years in central supply and was of the Baptist faith. Odessa is survived by several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews; and a great host of friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; 2 sisters; 3 brothers; and husband, Hubert (Shorty) Blasingame who passed away on March 26, 1994. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, January 30, 2006 at Ridgeview Memorial Park with Rev. Kelly Montgomery officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, Sunday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.