Originally created 09/07/98

Mrs. Odie Asbell



CLEARWATER -- Mrs. Odie Griswold Asbell, 88, of Parker Drive, died Sunday, Sept. 6, 1998, in Augusta.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home, North Augusta, with the Rev. Paul C. Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Graniteville.

Mrs. Asbell, a native of the Shoals, Ga., had retired from Seminole Mills and was a member of Clearwater United Methodist Church.

Her family said she was the best mama in the world, so devoted to her children and grandchildren. She never met a stranger and loved everyone she knew.

Survivors include two sons, Arthur E. Asbell, Clearwater, and Cecil Asbell, North Augusta; a daughter, Jimmie Shaw, North Augusta; two sisters, Gladys Reynolds, Aiken, and Thelma Allen, North Augusta; and seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Augusta, 1899 Central Ave., Augusta, GA 30904.

Friends may call at the residence of Jimmie Shaw, 203 Hillside Drive, North Augusta.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.