Funeral services for Mr. Donald Glynn “Five” Odom will be held Saturday, April 30, 2011, at 11 a.m. in Kennon’s Mortuary Chapel with Elder John Knowles, officiating. Interment will follow at Mayflower Cemetery.
Donald Glynn Odom was born Sept. 3, 1958 to Babe Ruth Odom and the late Joyce Mae Lewis Odom. He departed this earthly life on April 27, 2011 in Minden. He was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce Odom; sister, LaWanda Odom; and brother, Richard Allums.
Donald was a 1976 Minden High School graduate where he was a stellar athlete in football and track. He received an athletic scholarship to Southern University.
He leaves to cherish his memory his father, Babe Ruth Odom of Minden; two sisters, Gurtha Odom Ferrell of Baton Rouge and Dianne Odom Taylor (Avery) of Minden; aunt, Margret Theus; uncles, Booker T. Lewis and David Lewis; nephews, Mark Ferrell, Jamahri Ferrell, Johnny Ferrell and Dwane Odom; niece, LaWanda Odom; and a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.Visitation will be held Friday, April 29 in the chapel of Kennon’s Mortuary from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Services are entrusted to Kennon’s Mortuary. Email condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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