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John Jackson O'Dell

April 15, 1925 ~ August 27, 2017 (age 92)

John J. O'Dell, age 92, passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born to Jackson O' Dell and Myrtle Christian on April 15, 1925. 


John spent his career as a Steel Mill Supervisor and could fix anything.  He was a faithful servant who served God. John will be greatly missed, but his legacy will continue. 


Left to honor John's memory is his loving wife of 68 years, Pearl O'Dell of Vidor, TX; daughters, Henrietta Turner and husband, Ray, of Cincinnati, OH, Patricia Williams of Vidor, TX, Sondra Hennessy and husband, Jody, of Vidor, TX;  sister, Annie Presley and husband, Wiley of Alexandria, OH; grandchildren, Michael Turner and wife, Carol of Baytown, TX, Angela Butcher and husband, William, of Houston, TX, Teresa Daniel and husband, Tim, of Ross, OH, Christy McManus and husband, James, of Orange, TX, Frank McArthur and wife, Tiffany, of Yukon, OK, Jennifer Landry of Dallas, GA, John Hennessy and wife, Maegan, of Vidor, TX; Great grandchildren, Meghan Harris and husband, Phil, of West Chester, OH, Kyle Butcher and wife, Emily, of San Antonio, TX, Sabrina Butcher of Pensacola, FL, Ashley Butcher of Pensacola, FL, Blake Butcher of Houston, TX, Elizabeth Butcher of Houston, TX, Aubrey Butcher of Houston, TX, Jackson Butcher of Houston, TX, Dillon Daniel of SC, Shawn Daniel, Gabriel Daniel, Landon Daniel, Andrew Daniel, all of Ross, OH, Christian McManus, Joshua McManus, Jaaron McManus, Jaimie McManus, Ceefer McManus, Cruz McManus, all of Orange, TX, Tripp McArthur of Yukon, OK, Ethan Landry, Anna Landry, Ashlynn Landry, Evan Landry, Annlee Wills, all of Dallas, GA, and Kortlyn Hennessy, Jase Hennessy of Vidor, TX. 


Preceding John in death are his parents, Jackson O'Dell and Myrtle Christian.    


Visitation with family and friends will be Tuesday September 12, 2017 from 12:00 - 2:00 pm at New Beginning Assembly of God, 1614 FM 105, Evadale, TX 77615 followed by a graveside service at 2:00 pm at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor, TX.

 Service Information

September 12, 2017

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
New Beginnings Church Assembly of God
1614 FM 105
Evadale, TX 77615

Graveside Service
September 12, 2017

2:30 PM
Restlawn Memorial Park
2725 N Main St
Vidor, TX 77662-2650

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