Lawrence Odom, 78, of the Buladean Community, passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2013 in the James H. Quillen VAMC, Johnson City, TN.
A native of Mitchell County, he was the son of the late Walter Brown and Matilda Frye Odom. He was a member of the Odoms Chapel Freewill Baptist Church and the Bakersville Masonic Lodge # 357 AF & AM. and served his country in the US Army. Lawrence enjoyed metal detecting, fishing and camping. He was also preceded in death by his sister and brother, Ruby Street and Brown Odom.
Lawrence is survived by his wife of 62 years, Haseltine Honeycutt Odom; his daughter, Marcella Street and husband Gary of Bakersville; his grandson, Kevin Street and wife Kristi and great granddaughter, Haley Nicole Street all of Bakersville; two nieces, Kathy Jenkins and Ruth Carver; nephew, Ralph Odom and several cousins.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, June 18, 2013 in the chapel of Henline-Hughes Funeral Home with Bobby Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in the Ham Hughes Cemetery. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service at the funeral home. Flowers are appreciated or memorial donations may be made to the charity of choice.
Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Odom Family.