Ida Lou Odum
A lifetime resident of the Birmingham area Mrs. Odum has resided at Town Villiage in Vestavia for the last six years . After retiring from the grocery business she put her energy and enthusiasm into meeting with friends and neighbors at the Wylam Senior Center and as an active member of Wylam Baptist Church and Central Park Baptist, always greeting everyone with a smile and kind word. She is preceded in death by her husband Authur Odum, infant son Robert and teenage son Stephen as well as sisters, Catherine Clouse, Arlene Devenyns Tidwell and brother L.O. Wright Jr. She is survived by nephews: Roger Barrett, Michael Devenyns and niece Barbara Hulsey. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the King"s Ranch, P.O. Box 162 Chelsea, AL. 35043. There will be a time of visitation from 10:00 until 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, January 5, 2016 at Patterson-Forest Grove Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove, AL. followed by a graveside service at Elmwood Cemetery. Dr. James Berger officiating.