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Christina O'Dell

January 25, 1935 - January 15, 2016

Burial Date: January 19, 2016

Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Kearney

Cemetery Memory Gardens Cemetery - Richmond

Visitation for Christina O’Dell will be on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, from Noon – 1:30pm at Hidden Valley Funeral Home in Kearney, MO; Service will follow at 1:30pm.
Burial will be at Richmond Cemetery in Richmond, MO.

Christina O’Dell, 80, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, January 15, 2016.

Christina was born in Rayville, MO, on January 25, 1935, to Virgil and Neomia (McAdams) Sloan. On July 23, 1950, she married Kenneth O’Dell to whom she was married for 61 years.

Christina was an active member of the Red Hat Society, Eastern Star, and Women’s Elks Auxiliary. She also enjoyed traveling, camping, sewing and cross-stitching. But one thing she enjoyed more than anything was big family get-togethers with dinner.

Christina was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Excelsior Springs, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Kenneth O’Dell, son Mike O’Dell, son Brad O’Dell, five brothers and two sisters.

Christina is survived by her daughter, Marsha Sherwood of Holt, MO; daughter-in-law, Marlene O’Dell of Excelsior Springs, MO; grandchildren, David Sherwood of Richmond, MO, Diane Swigert and husband, Cyrus, of Kearney, MO, and Chris O’Dell of Grain Valley, MO; great-grandchildren, Darcie Sherwood, Drake Sherwood, Tyler Swigert, Lacey Swigert and Derek O’Dell; sisters Judy Acuff of Kearney, MO, and Betty Glenn of Excelsior Springs, MO; and brother Paul Sloan of Cunningham, KY.

Visitation for Christina O’Dell will be on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, from Noon – 1:30pm at Hidden Valley Funeral Home in Kearney, MO; Service will follow at 1:30pm. Burial will be at Richmond Cemetery in Richmond, MO.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Christina’s name to Sanderson Cemetery in Rayville, MO.

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