Edna M. Grimes O’Dell, age 95, of Bristol, Tenn., passed away on Friday, November 29, 2019 at Oakmont at Gordon Park. She was born October 7, 1924 in Bristol, Tenn., a daughter of the late William J. Grimes, Sr. and Nova Booher Grimes. Edna was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area. She was a member of Poplar Ridge Christian Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl P. O’Dell; two sisters and four brothers.
Survivors include her sons, Nathan O’Dell and wife Gerry, Donald O’Dell and wife Kay, and Kenneth O’Dell and wife Tonita; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; sister, Sarah G. O’Dell and special friend Allen Poore.
The funeral service for Mrs. O’Dell will be held 4 p.m. Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Poplar Ridge Christian Church with Minister Evan Wolfe, Minister Brad Perry and Minister Roland Whittemore officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 until 4 p.m. prior to the service. The committal service and interment will be held 3 p.m. Monday, December 2, 2019 in Glenwood Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Willing Workers Sunday School Class. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Caris Hospice and the doctors, nurses and staff at Oakmont at Gordon Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lynne Wright Memorial Fund, c/o Poplar Ridge Christian Church, 206 Poplar Ridge Church Rd, Piney Flats, TN 37686.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.