WILSON — Funeral services for Mrs. Charlene (Nix) O’Dell, 79, of Healdton, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at the Shell Street Church of Christ in Healdton, with Danny Huntsman officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Olive Cemetery in Healdton. Services are under the care and direction of Alexander Funeral Home of Wilson.
Charlene was born Apr. 24, 1939, in Durant, to the late Mr. Charley Lee Nix and Mrs. Mary Lorene (Lynch) Nix. She departed this life Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Ardmore.
She and Perry Dan O’Dell were married on June 7, 1958, in Pruitt City. She was a devoted military and preacher’s wife and loved her family. Mrs. O’Dell had a strong faith and taught Vacation Bible school for many years, doing mission work and at one time was the church secretary for several years. She had a beautiful voice and sang with the Sweet Adelines. Charlene’s children and grandchildren always brought her great joy and she would clip out every newspaper article with their name in it and save to for them. In her free time, she loved taking pictures, playing chicken foot, Mexican train, or card games such as joker with her family.
Charlene is preceded in death by her parents, and a great-granddaughter, Cora Kitchens.
Survivors include her loving husband Mr. Perry Dan O’Dell, of the home; son, Randy O’Dell and wife Tammy, of Duncan; daughter, Dana Jumper and husband Tim, of Perryton, Texas; grandchildren, Mandy Kitchens, Dustin O’Dell, Travis O’Dell, Cory Jumper, Heather Mahan, Ashley O’Dell, and Braeden O’Dell; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Diana Fisher and husband Rick, of Lone Grove; Many nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Serving as Casket Bearers will be Cory Jumper, Randy O’Dell, Dustin O’Dell, Braeden O’Dell, Ashley O’Dell, Mandy Kitchens, Heather Mahan, Rick Fisher, Tim Jumper, and David Chambers.
Family visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home in Wilson.
In lieu of flowers the family requests to please make donations to World Video Bible School c/o Alexander Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent online at www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.