|Birth: ||Sep. 29, 1915|
|Death: ||Sep. 13, 2002|
When Mary Agnes Prichard was born on September 29, 1915, in Cedar Vale, Kansas, her father, Edward, was 24 and her mother, Hazel, was 20.
Her grade school years were at Cedar Vale grade school in Cedar Vale Township. Mary Agnes graduated, Valedictorian of her Cathedral High School class in 1933. In those days, it was customary for Valedictorian to be a male student. But her grades highly surpassed any of the other students.
Her time and her siblings time at home were filled with fun and laughter. All of Edward Leo and Hazel Prichard's children were to play at least one musical instrument. Mary Agnes played piano -- she and her sister Joan Dolores were very good.
Straight out of high school, Mary signed up for nursing school at St. Francis Hospital. She graduated top of her class (with her future sister-in-law, Alice Louise Kessler) in 1936. It was customary for the first born to be first married. So being the thoughtful sister; Alice Louise Kessler was introduced to Edward Oliver Prichard. They were married in 1939.
Mary worked as a nurse, keeping her nursing registration active throughout her later years. Mary Agnes married Jack Harry Odom on November 14, 1942, in Wichita, Kansas. They had five children in 16 years. Mary Agnes Prichard Odom died on September 13, 2002, in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 86.
Edward Leo Prichard (1891-1957)
Hazel Marie Oliver (1895-1984)
Edward Oliver Prichard (1913-1970)
John Perry Prichard (1917-1991)
Joan Dolores Prichard (1921-)
Rev. Leo Anthony Prichard (1926-1968)
Bro. Paul Patrick Prichard (1930-2002)
James Robert Prichard (1931-2005)
Jack H Odom (1916-2000)
Tamara Jane Odom (1943-)
Terry Robert Odom (1950-2011)
Jerry James Odom (1951-)
Kerry John Odom (1952-)
Jacqueline Mary Odom (1959-)
Note: Mother of Kerry John Odom
Edward Leo Prichard (1891 - 1957)
Hazel Marie Oliver Prichard (1895 - 1984)
Jack Harry Odom (1916 - 2000)
Terry Robert Odom (1950 - 2011)*
Edward Oliver Prichard (1913 - 1970)*
Mary Agnes Prichard Odom (1915 - 2002)
John Perry Prichard (1917 - 1991)*
Joan Dolores Prichard Leis (1921 - 2014)*
Leo Anthony Prichard (1926 - 1968)*
Paul Patrick Prichard (1930 - 2002)*
James Robert Prichard (1931 - 2005)*
Holy Cross Cemetery
Plot: Patio XI, Column G, Row 50
Created by: Kerry John Odom
Record added: Feb 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65746295
Mom, keep watching over me. I love you.|
Kerry John Odom
Added: May. 8, 2012