Mt. Vernon Register-News

October 30, 2012

Pearl Odle

Staff Writer

MT. VERNON — Pearl F. Odle, 85, of Moweaqua died Oct. 28, 2012, (1:50 a.m.) in Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur.

Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Seitz Funeral Home, Moweaqua, with the Pastors Mark Odle and Roger Odel officiating.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Seitze Funeral Home, Moweaqua.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Pana Academy.

Pearl was born Aug. 25, 1927, in Waltonville, the daughter of Orval and Elizabeth (Dunavan) Merriman. She married Marion E. Odle Aug. 25, 1950; he survives.

Pearl was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pana, former member of Home Extension. She was a homemaker, a seamstress and worked at a garment factory in Mt. Vernon.

Surviving are sons Roger (Rosemary) Odle of Lutz, Fla., Ray (Diane) Odle of Moweaqua, Mark (Margaret) Odle of Fairfield and Lindell Odle of Armstrong; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a brother, Sam (Vennie) Merriman of Moweaqua; sisters June Hall of Nason and Vera (Steve) Barnes of Twin City, Idaho.

Preceding her in death are parents and a brother.

Seitz Funera Home, Moweaqua has been entrusted with the care and service arrangements. Condolences for the family may be left at