Charlie O’dell, 70, a retired contract welder, died Monday, April 7, 2014, in Decatur.
Graveside service is 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, at East Bridgeport Cemetery with the Rev. Gary Sessions officiating. Charlie was born June 18, 1943, in Bridgeport to Lonnie and Sally (Early) O’dell. He married Karla Green Oct. 10, 1962, in Bridgeport and proudly served his country in the United States Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Karla O’dell; brothers Melvin and Jim O’dell; and sisters Bertha Plowman, Lonnie O’dell and Dorothy Cox.
He is survived by his son, Eric O’dell of Bridgeport; sisters Annie Ryan of Boyd, Opal Phillips of Bridgeport and Ruby Bennett of New Mexico; and other family members and friends.