WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Mr. George W. Odom entered into rest on Sunday, May 23, 2010 at his home in Waynesboro, GA. George is survived by his wife of 42 years, Marolyn J. Odom, his son and his fianc George Cale Odom and Reagan McGowan, his brothers Gene (Sandra) Odom and Bobby (Elaine) Odom both of Metter, GA, his sisters Gynette (Howard) DeLoach of Shellman Bluff, GA and Geraldine "Dixie" Odom of Metter, GA, three sisters-in-law, Sandra (Danny) Gibbs, Carolyn Durrence and Brenda (Jimmy) Haire all of Claxton, GA, and several nephews, nieces, great nephews & great nieces, also a special family Steven, Jolene, Samantha and Ryan Dixon of Waynesboro. George was preceded in death by his son Ryan Oliver Odom, his parents Oliver & Leatha Bell Odom and his parents-in-law John & Dollie Jenkins. Upon his request, George's body has been donated to the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA. A memorial service will be held at the Burke County Airport on Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 7:00pm. Please come in casual dress. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to your church or favorite charity. George was a member of Operating Engineer Local #474, Holmesville Masonic Lodge #195, Baxley, GA, National Headquarters of Civil Air Patrol, rank as Major, Evergreen Baptist Church, Cobbtown, GA, American Legion William C. Scott Post #270. George retired from Operating Engineers Local #474 and Burke County Road Department.
The Augusta Chronicle-May 26, 2010