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June 20, 2013

Clarice A. Odom

Dec. 5, 1922 - June 18, 2013

ALEXANDRIA — Clarice A. Odom, 90, of Alexandria, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at the Alexandria Care Center, where she had made her home for the past two years.

Clarice was born Dec. 5, 1922, in Anderson, the daughter of Thomas and Jenny (Wright) Redman. On Oct. 7, 1940, she married Quentin Odom.

Clarice retired in 1980 from Hook’s Drug store in Alexandria. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Alexandria, Ladies Auxiliary of Alexander Bright Post 87 of the American Legion and the Madison County 40 & 8.

Left to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Patricia Small of Marion and Jody Porter of Amity, Ark.; seven grandchildren, Scott Porter, Tony Porter, Kelli Kissick, Karla Slagle, Brian Sparks, Kassie Odom and Joseph Odom; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Quentin Odom; a son, Michael Odom; and a grandson, Randy Porter.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Whetsel Funeral Service, Alexandria, with the Rev. Cliff Richardson officiating. Burial will follow in Park View Cemetery.

Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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