OBITUARY

Martha Quinn Odom

March 17, 1938March 13, 2021
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Martha Quinn Odom "Marmee", age 82, went to be with her savior March 13, 2021. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 20 at Lakewood Funeral Home from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. A committal service will follow in the Lakewood Memorial Park pavilion.

Martha was born and lived in Jackson, MS where she had a career as a teacher after obtaining a Master’s in Education. She taught and retired with the Jackson Public School District with 35 years of teaching. She worked at various private schools after retirement. She taught Sunday school at her lifelong, and much loved church, Wells United Methodist where she was very active.

She is preceded in death by the love of her life, husband of 42 years, Johnny Delano Odom; her parents, Bertha Sebren Quinn and Leroy Percy Quinn Sr.; and her three siblings, Betty Quinn, Leroy Quinn, and "Sonny boy".

She is survived by her daughter, Kristy Goodson (Eddie); grandsons, Dylan Goodson and grandson John Goodson (Kate); great grandson, Wyatt; nephew Tony Quinn; niece, Lori Fortenberry (David) and son David Fortenberry Jr.

Memorials may be made to Wells United Methodist Church, or Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation.

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 20, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, March 20, 2021

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Biography

Martha Quinn Odom "Marmee", age 82, went to be with her savior March 13, 2021. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 20 at Lakewood Funeral Home from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. A committal service will follow in the Lakewood Memorial Park pavilion.

Martha was born and lived in Jackson, MS where she had a career as a teacher after obtaining a Master’s in Education. She taught and retired with the Jackson Public School District with 35 years of teaching. She worked at various private schools after retirement. She taught Sunday school at her lifelong, and much loved church, Wells United Methodist where she was very active.

She is preceded in death by the love of her life, husband of 42 years, Johnny Delano Odom; her parents, Bertha Sebren Quinn and Leroy Percy Quinn Sr.; and her three siblings, Betty Quinn, Leroy Quinn, and "Sonny boy".

She is survived by her daughter, Kristy Goodson (Eddie); grandsons, Dylan Goodson and grandson John Goodson (Kate); great grandson, Wyatt; nephew Tony Quinn; niece, Lori Fortenberry (David) and son David Fortenberry Jr.

Memorials may be made to Wells United Methodist Church, or Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation.