She accepted Christ at an early age and united with the Palestine Missionary Baptist Church. She remained a member until she was called home.
She departed this earthly life on April 5, 2015. She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Barbara Holiday; brothers, Jessie Hartwell and Dulan Hartwell; a sister-in-law, Margaret Coleman; and special friend, Willie Ivory.
Essie Lee Odoms leaves to cherish her memories: a sister, Blonzell Lewis of Minden; a faithful nephew, Albert Holiday (Jerrilyn); a host of nieces
and nephews including Glen Holiday, William Holiday, Menita Holiday, Antonio Holiday, and Tosha Holiday; sisters-in-law, Laura Smith of Houston and Annie Glory Nelson of Minden; brothers-in-law, Charlie Lewis and Albert Holiday Sr.; and a host great and great-great nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Celebration of Life Services for Essie Lee Odoms will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 11, at Palestine Baptist Church with the Rev. Victor Coleman officiating. Interment will follow at the Palestine Cemetery. Services are entrusted to Kennon’s Mortuary.
Visitation will be from 1 until 8 p.m., Friday, April 10 in Kennon’s Mortuary Chapel.
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