Paul Edward

Odom, Jr.

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Paul Edward Odom, Jr.

Dec 18 1956 - Sep 16 2007

Mr. Paul Edward Odom, Jr., age 50, of Wylie, Texas, went to be with the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on September 16, 2007. He was born December 18, 1956, in Roxbury, MA, to Paul Edward and Essie Mae (Hutchison) Odom, Sr. He married Ruby Mae Williams on February 10, 1982, in Aiken, SC and retired from the U.S. Army after 22 years of service to his country as a telecommunications operations chief. Mr. Odom was an Elder at Restoration Center COGIC in Plano, Texas. He is survived by his devoted wife of 25 years, Ruby Odom; three children, Alina Odom, Tia Odom and Terrence Odom; parents, Paul and Essie Odom of Dorchester, MA; five brothers, Carl Odom (Debbie), Frederick Odom (Esther), Ronald Odom (Kim), Darryl and David Odom (Demeter); three sisters, Gailyn Brock, Gwendolyn Askew (James) and Janet Odom; special friends, Mother Bertha Fitts, Edward and Cassandra Terry, Superintendent Camon Collins, Restoration Center COGIC, Powerhouse Church, and Friendly COGIC; forty god-children; numerous spiritual sons and daughters; as well as a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, former son-in-law, Darea Brazile and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his older brother, Paul Odom, Jr. A memorial service will be held at 7:30 PM, Wednesday, September 19, 2007, at Greater Davis Chapel COGIC, 821 Miller Road, Garland, TX. The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, September 22, 2007, at State Temple COGIC, 1618 Fessenden Street, Mattapan, MA. A committal service with military honors will be held at 12:45 PM, Monday, September 24, 2007, at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA.
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