William A. O'Dell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. William A. O'Dell, 80, of West Creek Mill Ct., husband of Mildred F. O'Dell, entered into rest April 2, 2008. Funeral services will be held from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors this Monday at 10:00 A.M. with Minister Scott Patterson officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Mr. O'Dell, a native of Alabama, was the son of the late Ervin F. and Maude C. McGee O'Dell. He was a retired electrical engineer from S.R.S. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Missouri as a Youman to the Captain. Mr. O'Dell was a member of the Richmond Hill Road Church of Christ where he taught Sunday School and also served for over twenty years as a Deacon and was a retired Elder. He is now a member at the Central Church of Christ. Other survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, DeVona O. and David A. Eastman of Martinez, and Patsy O. Smith of Martinez; brothers, Howard O'Dell and Herman O'Dell; five grandchildren, Christopher Smith, Nicholas Smith, Lindsay Smith, Carolyn Eastman and William Eastman. Pallbearers will be Virgel Wilkerson, Al McCain, Sonny Gay, Ben Lambright, Ray Bowman and Jim Sorrell. Honorary pallbearers will be members ot he ROMEOs. Visitation will be this Sunday from 3:00 until 5:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd, Augusta, GA, 30906. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-April 5, 2008