AUGUSTA, Ga. - Loretta Atkins Odom, entered into rest Friday, February 21, 2003, at Doctors Hospital. Graveside services will be 2 p.m., Monday, February 24, 2003, at Bellevue Memorial Gardens, with the Rev. Lloyd Prince officiating. Mrs. Odom is survived by her husband, Sammy Odom; son, Dennis Odom; daughter, Vickie Odom; three grandchildren, Tyler Odom, Aaron Vanpelt, Blake Odom and her mother, Dorothy Hendrix. Additional survivors are a brother, Jimmy Atkins; mother-in-law, Virginia Odom and a special friend, Ralph Graham. Mrs. Odom was preceded in death by her father, James V. Atkins Sr. She was a graduate of Butler High School. The family will receive friends Monday from noon until 1 p.m., at Poteet Funeral Home, South Chapel, 3465 Peach Orchard Road, Augusta. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2623 Washington Road, Augusta, GA 30904. Poteet Funeral Home, South Chapel, 3465 Peach Orchard Road.
The Augusta Chronicle February 23, 2003