|Birth: ||Apr. 30, 1912|
|Death: ||Mar. 5, 2004|
Daughter of James William "Toy" and Myrtle Grace Bullock Buckles. Wife of Jennings Clyde O'Dell
Alma B. O'Dell
Alma Buckles O'Dell, 80, of Bluff City, died Friday, March 5, 2004, at her residence. She was a daughter of the late Toy Buckles and Grace Bullock Buckles and the widow of Jennings Clyde O'Dell. She was a lifelong resident of Sullivan County, and was a member of the First Christian Church of Bluff City. She was preceded in death by her son, Michael Andrew O'Dell; a granddaughter, Jennings Caitlin Buchanan; five sisters, Beulah Buckles Morrell, Gladys Buckles Eades, Zelda Buckles Harkleroad, Mildred Buckles Campbell and Winnie Buckles Foster; and two brothers, Paul Buckles and George Buckles.
She is survived by two daughters, Margaret O'Dell Buchanan and her husband, Danny, of Bristol, and Brenda O'Dell Sizemore and her husband, Todd, of Cumming, Ga.; a daughter-in-law, Della Smith O'Dell of Piney Flats; three sisters, Virginia Buckles Perry of Bluff City, Susie Buckles Raymond of Indiantown, Fla., and Sarah Jane Buckles of Bristol; and four grandchildren, Mollie Marie and Andrew Michael O'Dell, Morgan Danielle Buchanan and Colter Grey Sizemore; and several nieces and nephews.
The family expresses their gratitude to special friends, Dave and Sue Sharp and family, Greg, Linda, and Boone Wallace, and Mrs. O'Dell's special care givers, Debby Beeler, Sandy Miller, Cheri Vaughn, Adventa Hospice of Elizabethton, and Dr. Rachel Monderer.
The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 p.m. Saturday, March 6, 2004, at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 8 p.m. Mr. Jason Mead will officiate. The committal service and interment will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Poplar Ridge Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ronnie Luster, Rodney O'Dell, Greg Wallace, Jerry Rhinehardt, Rick Buckles, and Eddie Campbell. Condolences and memories may be sent to the family by visiting www.oakley-cook.com. Mrs. O'Dell and her family are in the care of Oakley-Cook Funeral Home, 2223 Volunteer Parkway, Bristol.
Jennings Clyde O'Dell (1916 - 1985)*
Michael Andrew O'Dell (1950 - 1998)*
Poplar Ridge Cemetery
Created by: David Jones
Record added: May 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90382422