MILLEN, Ga. - Mrs. Ruth Odom departed this life Friday, February 22, 2002, at her residence in Millen. This life-long resident of Jenkins County was a member of the Zion Baptist Church. She was the widow of Mr. Sam Odom Sr. Survivors include two sons, Joseph (Jenny) Royals, Jacksonville, Fla. and Sam (Clara) Odom Jr., Millen; daughter, Elease Sherrod, Millen; a host of grandchildren and other relatives. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 25, 2002, at Zion Baptist Church, Millen with interment in Millen (Belcher) Cemetery. Friends may call at Dwights Funeral Home, 326 Old Waynesboro Road, Millen or at the home of Mr. Sam Odom Jr., 1015 Inman Street, Millen.
The Augusta Chronicle February 24, 2002