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Vina Marie O’Dell

Vina Marie O’Dell, 90, of Orrick, passed away Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at the home of her daughter near Orrick.

Vina was born Nov. 1, 1926, in Orrick, to Jesse David Covey and Mary Elizabeth (Lee) Covey. She was a lifelong resident of the Orrick community. She was united in marriage to Luther Lee O’Dell Sr. Feb. 24, 1943. He preceded her in death July 31, 2009.

Vina was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed country bluegrass music, going to the lake and fishing. She also love gardening and tending to her flower beds. She also was fond of raising baby chickens.

Vina was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Mary Covey; her husband, Luther Lee O’Dell Sr. in 2009; her son, Jessie O’Dell, in 2001; two daughters, Mary Lee Morrison in 2011 and JoAnn Collins in 2008; and her siblings, David, Jim and Bessie.

Survivors include: two sons and a daughter-in-law, Luther Lee O’Dell Jr. and Jimmie and Gale O’Dell, all of Orrick; daughters, Janet Millsap, of Richmond and Shirley Offutt, of Orrick; a sister and brother in law, Dorothy and Bob Bell, of Higginsville; 15 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren and 42 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18, at Gowing Funeral Home, Orrick. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at City Cemetery, Richmond.

Memorials are suggested to Orrick Fire and Rescue Squad.

Arrangements are under the direction of Gowing Funeral Home, Orrick.

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