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Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Home

5800 W 12Th St, Little Rock, AR

OBITUARY

Odell Orr Heard

December 18, 1928December 1, 2019

Odell Orr Heard, 90, of Little Rock, passed away December 1, 2019. She was born in McRae, AR. December 18, 1928. While attending business school in Little Rock, she met her husband, William Kavanaugh (WK) Heard and they were married for over 70 years. She is preceded in death by her parents, Cyrus Hannibal Orr and Fannie Mae Orr, and her four sisters, Laverne Raines, Mary Lee Northcutt, Dorothy Young and Victorean Bass. Odell worked in the treasurer’s office at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock prior to her retirement. She loved cooking, reading, sewing, and visiting friends and family and always with a wonderful warm smile. Odell is survived by her husband, WK, three children - Kenneth Heard (Terry), Mark Heard (Martha), and Brenda Leas (Paul), eight grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be 10:00 am, Monday, December 9, 2019 at Griffin-Leggett, Healey and Roth and funeral service will be held immediately at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Forest Hills Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to your favorite charity.

Services

9 December

Visitation

10:00 am

Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Home

5800 W 12Th St
Little Rock, Arkansas 72204

9 December

Funeral Service

11:00 am

Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Home

5800 W 12Th St

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Odell Orr Heard

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Shiirley Bennett

December 7, 2019

I had the pleasure of working with Odell at the UofA Division of Agriculture on a part-time basis and thoroughly enjoyed her dedication to the job at hand and her sharp wit. My condolences to the family.

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