James Odom

Augusta, GA – James Delano Odom husband of the late Thelma Drawdy Odom entered into rest, Thursday, December 10, 2015 at University Hospital.

Funeral services will be held Monday, December 14, 2015, at 12:00 noon in the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Pastor Roger Gardner officiating.

Pallbearers will be his nephews and a son-in-law.

Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mr. Odom was born in Augusta to the late James and Thelma Ganus Odom. He was a retired Taxi Driver for Radio Cab Company for many years until his retirement. He was a truly devoted husband, father and grandfather to his grandchildren which he adore and was a friend to many. His passion was his family always putting them first and he will be greatly missed.

Other Survivors include his daughters, Karen Burke and her husband Myron of Augusta and Pamela Barrett and her husband John of Martinez; sisters, Jeanette Blackstone of Evans and Mildred Simpson of Murrells Inlet, SC; grandchildren, Autumn Nalley, Jones E. “T.J.” Nalley, IV, John Barrett, Jr., and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM at the funeral home.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill RD, Augusta, GA 30906.

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