August 9, 1945 - March 1, 2012
Beverley Jean Odom, was born August 9, 1945 in Pensacola, Florida and went home to be with the Lord on March 1, 2012, following a long illness. As a Pensacola native, she attended and graduated from Pensacola High School in 1963. She then married her high school sweetheart, George E. Odom, in 1964. They were married for 35 years. Together, they raised two sons, Jeff and Bryant. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Pensacola. Beverley spent many years employed by C&P Bank and finished her career at Central Credit Union. She enjoyed her job and had regular customers who looked forward to her smiling face each time they visited the bank. Beverley loved spending time with her friends and family. She spent many afternoons having lunch or shopping around town with lifelong friends. She loved entertaining and hosting friends in her home. One of her favorite hobbies was bird watching and enjoying nature. She loved to travel and for a brief time, she lived with her brother, Terry, in the mountains of North Carolina. An avid fan of the Florida State Seminoles, she enjoyed going to football and baseball games in Tallahassee. She is preceded in death by her husband, George E. Odom; her mother, Pat Miller; her father, Forrest Ritchey; and her maternal grandparents, Cumi and George Sanders. She is survived by her sons, Jeff (Kellie) of Tallahassee, FL and Bryant (Michaela) of Vacaville, CA; 2 grandsons, Gray Odom, Tallahassee, and Samuel Odom, Vacaville; 4 granddaughters, Ashton Odom, and Ellison (Elli) Odom, Tallahassee, Isabelle Odom and Syvannah Reed, Vacaville; her step-father Elbert Miller, Milton, FL; a sister, Lisa Work (Floyd), Brockway, PA; a brother, Terry Miller (Martha), Gastonia, NC; and 4 nieces, Jessica Grindstaff (Brett) and Allison Miller, Gastonia, NC and Juli and Elise Work, Brockway, PA. Services will be 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 5, 2012 at FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 100 Beverly Parkway with Pastor Avon Fowler, Rev. Terry Miller, Rev. Lamar Creel, and Rev. Michael Tadlock officiating. Burial will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery following the service. The family will receive friends at Faith Chapel one hour prior to the service on Monday. Pallbearers will be Kevin Sanders, Barney Beasley, Bill Smith, Dan Davis, Fred Hutto and Gary Sinquefield. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Covenant Hospice, Pensacola, FL. Condolences may be placed online at fcfhs.com.
Beverley Jean Odom, was born August 9, 1945 in Pensacola, Florida and went home to be with the Lord on March 1, 2012, following a long illness. As a Pensacola native, she attended and graduated from Pensacola High School in 1963. She then married... View Obituary & Service Information
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