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Babe Ruth Odom

by Minden Press-Herald

Funeral Services for Mr. Babe Ruth Odom will be held Saturday, July 28, 2018 at noon at St. Rest Baptist Church in Minden. Burial will follow at Mayflower Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, July 27 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the chapel of Benevolent Funeral Home.

Brother Babe Ruth Odom was born May 10, 1935 to the late Della Durham and Jim Odom is Ringgold, La.

He accepted Christ at an early age and united with St. Rest Baptist church in his later years where he faithfully served as an usher until his failing health.

He married Joyce Mae Lewis Odom and was blessed with the union of four children.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Joyce Odom, brother Sydney Durham, children Donald Odom, Lawanda Odom and Richard Allums.

Babe Ruth leaves to cherish his memories: two daughters, Gurtha Odom Ferrell, Baton Rouge, La., Dianne Taylor (Avery), (Minden, La.), five grandchildren: Dwane Odom Minden, La., LaShae Odom (Arcadia, La.), Chuvalo (Mark) Ferrell Atlanta, GA, Jamahri Ferrell, Johnny Jakil Ferrell (Baton Rouge, La.), eleven great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and relatives.

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Sylvia LaCour-Williams Sep 4, 2021 - 10:49 pm

Babe Ruth also had three other grandchildren. Bobby Allums, Angel Allums and Charles Allums all of Shreveport, LA. They are the children of Richard Allums. Angle Allums has three children and Bobby Allums one which would give Babe Ruth four more great grandchildren.
I am sorry to hear of his death. I was just thinking about him and googled his name. His obituary came up. May his soul Rest In Peace. Amen.

Sylvia Williams

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