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Irene “NaNa” Campbell Odum

Birth
Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Death 8 Dec 2012 (aged 81)
Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Burial Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 101996342 · View Source
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ABINGDON, Va. Irene "NaNa" Campbell Odum, 81, went peacefully to be with the Lord and to have a joyous reunion with her husband, James Edward Odum; and her parents, Robert Lee and Mary Annie Campbell, on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her infant sister, Sylvia. Irene was born on Aug. 22, 1931, in Abingdon. She worked at Harwood for over 40 years and at Designing Interiors for 16 years. Irene is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Leroy Lowe; grandchildren, David "Roho" Lowe and his wife, Kim, of Birmingham, Ala., Amy L. Lawson of Abingdon, and Ashley L. Hembree and husband, Drew, of Abingdon; great-granddaughters, Ali Lowe, Abby Lawson, Amanda Lowe and Addison Hembree; one sister, Sue Oliver and husband, D.D. Oliver, of Abingdon; two brothers, W.J. Campbell and his wife, Marieda Campbell, of Abingdon and Curt Campbell and wife, Jackie, of Wytheville, Va.; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. A special thanks to Stella Blackwell, Donna Campbell, and Sue Oliver who lovingly helped care for "NaNa" this last year. Also, a thanks goes to Hospice and Pallative Care of Virginia, especially Mary, Pam and Kristi. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service, with the Rev. David Lowe, Dr. Austin Cook and Dr. Bob Neace officiating. The entombment service will be held at Chapel of Memories Mausoleum at Forest Hills Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be Mark Barrett, Dennis Blaylock, Dwight Crane, Drew Hembree, Lee Hines, David Lowe and Rick Oliver. Honorary pallbearers will be Timmy Arnold, Kevin Campbell, James "Crow" Clark, Jay Clark, Chris Oliver and Brian Odum. The family will receive friends on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, from 5 until 8 p.m. at Farris Funeral Service. Flowers will be accepted, or donations may be made to Hospice and Pallative Care of Virginia, 211 W. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210. Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com and signing the online guestbook. The family of Irene Campbell Odum is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service and Crematory, 427 E. Main St., Abingdon, VA 24210 (276) 623-2700.

Published in Bristol Herald Courier from December 9 to December 10, 2012


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  • Created by: Vernon Miller
  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101996342
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Irene “NaNa” Campbell Odum (22 Aug 1931–8 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101996342, citing Forest Hills Memory Gardens, Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Vernon Miller (contributor 47101395) .