James B O'Dell

April 15, 1943 ~ December 13, 2021 (age 78)


James B O’Dell, age 78 passed away peacefully on Friday, December 13, 2021, at NHC of Cookeville, TN Surrounded by His Loving Family.         

He was born to the late Charlie and Mozell O’Dell on April 15, 1943, in White Co., TN.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Charles Wayne O’Dell

He is survived by his siblings Anna (Charles) Lamb, Janie (Buddy) Nash, Webby O’Dell; also survived by a host of Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins.


Funeral services will be Friday, December 17, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Thurman Funeral Home. Interment will be at Old Bon Air Cemetery. Officiating Bro. Jimmy Scott and Bro. Tommy McCulley

Visitation will be Thursday, December 16, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Thurman Funeral Home.


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December 16, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thurman Funeral Home LLC
44 North Main Street
Sparta, TN 38583

Funeral Service
December 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Thurman Funeral Home LLC
44 North Main Street
Sparta, TN 38583

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