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Inez Wilson O'Dell December 3, 1932 - June 12, 2022

Born: Saturday Dec 3, 1932

Died: Sunday Jun 12, 2022

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Inez Wilson O’Dell, 89, of Eden, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2022, at the Brian Center in Eden.

Funeral Services will be Tuesday at 11 am at Fair Funeral Home Chapel with family receiving friends one hour prior (10 – 11 am) at the funeral home.  Burial to follow in Matrimony Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

Inez was born December 3, 1932 in Henry County, Va., to the late Paul and Minnie Turner Wilson. She worked for many years with the elderly, was a member of Osborne Baptist Church, an avid quilter, where she was known as the “Quilt Lady” and member of the Friends Club. She donated many quilts that she made to children.

She is survived by her daughter, Adrian (Jesse) Meeks of Eden; son, Archie L. O’Dell of Eden; two sisters, Everline (Cleveland) Scearce of Eden and Cathy Mabe of Eden;  one brother, Raymond Wilson of Salisbury, NC; 1 granddaughter, Renee (Rodney) Vernon and 1 great-grandson, Cody. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Leonard O’Dell, Sr.; 3 brothers, Marvin Wilson, James Wilson and Albert Wilson. 

Memorials may be made to Osborne Baptist Church in Inez’s honor.

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Adrian and Archie, and all the Family. So sorry about Inez. She was such a kind, giving lady. Know that Inez is Rejoicing in Heaven with the Savior. Praying for you all. 
Robert Hurd
Adrian and family, so sorry for your loss of your sweet mother . She was a very sweet and special lady. Leslie always treasured the lap quilt she gave him , he loved her dearly . 
Grey Martin
So sorry for your loss. Inez was a sweet lady. Prayers for you all.
Daphine Vernon
So sorry to learn of Inez’s passing. She was a dear lady and a joy to be around her. The Quilters of Eden and Abingdon have lost a wonderful friend.
Linda Axsom
Thank you Inez for showing me how to hand quilt. You are a special lady with great talents. 

Joan Bodden
Spring Grove, Illinois
Joan Bodden
Adrian & Jesse, 
I am so sorry to hear this sad news and for your loss, Adrian. Sending you much love and a huge hug.  Lou Ann
Lou Ann O'Dell Lewis
So sorry for your loss. Praying for you during this time of loss.
James Hardy
Prayers for you all to find comfort and peace in knowing Inez is not suffering but better yet, rejoicing now in the presence of Jesus!  Inez was a wonderful lady!  So enjoyed talking with her!  Her Quilt ministry was such a blessing! 
Martha Patterson
Adrian, so very sorry to hear of your Mothers passing. You are in our prayers. May Jesus fill the void in your heart as only he can. Your friend Phillip and Kay Hicks
Phillip Hicks
To Adrienne and family, so sorry to hear about your Mom. My prayers are with you at this time, your mom was a very sweet talented lady, she loved showing me the things she made or quilts she made , she will truly be missed, may God strengthen you now, and in the days to come.
Portia Strong
Prayers going up for the family, Inez was a special lady.  We're so glad that we got to know her.  
Henry and Carlene Toler
Inez was a very sweet lady who enjoyed making quilts for others.  I met Inez at the Garden ofEden Senior Center.  She was a pleasure to be around.  Praying for family.
Ruth Close
Ms Inez was truly an angel on earth.  We loved her very much and she seemed like a part of our family. Her heart was every bit as big as she was and even more. May god look after her family and know that she is now up there in heaven teaching everyone how to quilt, draw and just love.  She will be greatly missed.
carson dawson
Adrian, Archie,and family we are so sorry for your loss.   May the good Lord give you the strength and comfort that you need in the days to come. Danny and Linda East
Linda East
Adrian & Jesse and Family our thoughts and prayers are with you all
Tommy & Doris Ratliff
 My  thoughts  and  prayers are with you  . May God give you comfort and peace now and in the days ahead. 
Mary Jane Wilson
Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you.  May God give you comfort and peace.     
Amanda & Ralph Bailey
I am so sorry about Inez. She was always sweet and so thoughtful and very uplifting. I still remember the time alot of us from church went to Tennessee and Inez said she was going to the quilt show she would see us later! Praying for you 🙏 
David & Phyllis Hall
To the family, so sorry about your loss.
Tana Austin
A delightful woman whose heart was open to so many! A real treasure. Best wishes to all her relatives and friends who bear this loss.
Ellen Garrett
Adrian I am so sorry for your loss.   My thoughts and prayers are with you.  Take care. Sandi
Sandra Purdy
Inez was the sweetest lady to be around.  She always tried to wear a smile.   Everyone loves her quilts....I have one for Beth when she passed.  You will be missed but we'll see one another glorious day with our Lord 🙏☦️
Teresa Archibald
I will never forget Miss Inez, she was a very special lady who was loved so much I met her in the kitchen of my beloved late great grandma Octavia Bowers house when I was just a little girl. She was always so nice to me, I'll never forget that.  We'll miss you Inez! You were such a great friend to all. We will always love you!
Denise Helms Boyd

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