Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home

1360 N Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL


Linda Bruce Odom

August 22, 1940February 12, 2020

Linda Bruce Odom 8/22/1940 – 02/12/2020, passed away peacefully Wed 12 Feb 2020 at 6:20 PM at the age of 79. Linda will be lovingly missed by her husband Jimmie Odom, her son Richard Jenkins (Patricia Jenkins) and her son Joseph Jenkins (Carol Jenkins). Linda was preceded in death by her son Terry Jenkins and Stepson Eddie Odom. Linda will also be missed by her sister Janice Jernigan (Martin Jernigan), Grandchildren; Joseph Jenkins Jr (Christina Jenkins), Zachary Jenkins, Dustin Jenkins, Lisa Lewellen (Charles Lewellen), Jena Rissmiller, Linsey Delgrosso, Great grandchildren; Luna Jenkins, another lil girl on the way due in July, Randi Lewellen, Brad Lewellen, Kayleigh Rissmiller, Kynlee Lewellen, Aubrey Rissmiller, Great great grandchildren; Bailee Ingram and Cayden Ingram, Leo Lord and Lilith Cane. Stepdaughter Candace Pitman (David Pitman), their sons David Jr and Chance Pitman. Linda had two others that looked to her as “mom” Donna Noland and Billy Noland. Linda (mom) was loved and adored by so many, she was born in Charlotte NC and moved to FL in 1946, she loved to go cruising / camping and seeing “America” in the motor home with her husband and soulmate Jimmie. Linda also loved her puppies as much as her children (Max, Tanner, and Lizzie). A Celebration of Life will be held at Wylie Baxley Funeral Home (1360 N Courtney Pkwy, Merritt Island FL) 27 February 2020 6 – 7 P.M. The internment will take place on 02 March 2020 at 9 A.M., Cape Canaveral National Cemetery Mims, Fl.


27 February

Memorial Service

6:00 pm

Wylie-Baxley Funeral Home

1360 N Courtenay Pkwy
Merritt Island, Florida 32953

2 March

Committal Service

9:00 am

Cape Canaveral National Cemetery

5525 N US Hwy 1
Mims, Florida 32754


Linda Bruce Odom

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Patricia Jenkins

February 20, 2020

Rest in heaven. We will always love and miss forever!

Rick & Pattie Jenkins

Shelby and CN Taylor

February 16, 2020

Rest in peace sweet cousin. Our peace is knowing you are reigning with Jesus right now. One day we will see you again. May God give Jim and family comfort.

Sandy Leary

February 15, 2020

Rest in peace, sweet cousin Linda.

Janice Hunter

February 15, 2020

Linda and Janice somewhere in North Carolina circa 1949