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Alma Odom

Alma Odom was born October 11, 1931 in Caruthersville, Missouri.  She was the daughter of Robert (Bob) Odom and Flossie Odom.

She departed this life on June 9, 2022 in Caruthersville, Missouri.  She was 90 years old.

Alma worked for the Brown Shoe Company for 46 years.  She was the service operator in the fitting department.

Alma loved life.  She especially loved children.  She was known to just about everyone as “Mema”.  Even when the nurses that were helping take care of her asked her name, she told them Mema. She was a wonderful cook and loved sharing her cooking especially mashed potatoes and green beans.

She was a very faithful member of Temple Baptist Church until her health began not letting her attend.

Survived by: her granddaughter – Paige Odom – Caruthersville, Missouri

  • 4 great grandchildren – Kaitlyn, Chandler, Tristen, and Cordie
  • 1 great great grandson – Blayze

1 sister – Shirley Werrnick

A very special friend – Rhea Bruce

Many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her son (Mike Odom), 4 brothers, and 2 sisters.

Memorial services held at Temple Baptist Church with Brother Jim Pilcher officiating. 

H.S. Smith Funeral Home in charge of services.

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