Gail V Odom

December 26, 1935 ~ September 4, 2021 (age 85)


Gail Theresa Vann Odom, 85, a resident of Live Oak, Florida formerly of Lakeland, Florida died Saturday, September 4. 2021.

Mrs. Odom was born December 26, 1935 in Dowling Park, Florida to Henry and Louise Vann.  Gail was an avid NASCAR racing fan, an accomplished embroidery enthusiast, and loved gardening. While living in Lakeland, she was administrative assistant to the director of Polk County Technical School.  She was a member of Live Oak Advent Christian Church, member of the Lakeland Garden Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband - Lawrence
Christopher Odom, Sr.; daughter - Linda Kay Hopkins.  She is survived by; son -
Lawrence Christopher Odom, Jr.( Candace) of Lakeland, FL; 4 Grandchildren;  Michael Odom (Ashlee) of Tampa, FL, Christopher Odom (Katie) of  Eagle Mountain, UT, Lauren Odom of Lakeland, FL and Caitlin Hopkins, of Lakeland, FL;  4 great grandchildren. 2 sisters Elaine Garbett of Live Oak, FL, Rochelle Kober of Fernandina Beach, FL,; 2 brothers Charlie Vann (Maribel)of Falls Church, VA, Jerry Vann (Evelyn) of Gainesville, GA

Service will be held at Lakeland Funeral Home on Thursday September 9, 2021. Visitation from 10 AM - 11 AM, service at 11 AM.

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