DENMARK – Funeral services for Willie Odom, 79, of 127 Hagood Ave., Denmark, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Capernaum Baptist Church, Denmark.
Mr. Odom died Saturday, April 6, at his residence.
Mr. Odom was born to the late Malichia and Emma Lee Odom in Denmark. Willie attended the Voorhees public high school system. He later moved to Brooklyn, New York, then relocated to Bristol, Pennsylvania, where he met and married the former Janet Franklin. While living in Bristol, he worked for Demisions Unlimited until closure.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Janet Odom; five children, Earthadeen Atterberry of Denmark, Willie (Demetra) Atterberry of North Augusta, and Cynthia Nimmons, Windy Nimmons and Lee Anthony Nimmons, all of Brooklyn; two sisters:, Geraldine Odom of Denmark and Lucille (Leon) Kearse of Blackville; a brother, Otis (Cassie) Odom of Statesboro, Georgia; five sisters-in-law and three brothers-in-law; 22 grands and 47 great-grands; a goddaughter of the home, Charlize McNeal, and a godsister, Laura Smalls; as well as other family and friends.
Carroll Mortuary of Denmark will be in charge of the services. The family will be greeting friends in the church fellowship hall after the services.