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Tuscaloosa, AL – Evelyn Ashmore Odum, Age 92, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama died on June 21st, 2018 at Hospice of West Alabama. Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park with Rev. Mark Parris and Rev. Robert Odum officiating.

A private family graveside service will follow. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Evelyn was born April 13th, 1926 to Guy and Bethel Ashmore.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, Guy and Bethel Ashmore, her husband James Odum, Sr., 5 brothers, 1 sister, and 4 great grandsons.

She is survived by 6 children; Linda Riley, James Odum, Jr. (Jeanie), Jamie Wesley, Beth Holman, Don Odum (Lynn) and Robert Odum (Nicole), 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; 1 surviving sister, Martha Turner of Ocean Springs, Ms; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Zak Holman, Brandon Jones, Matt Odum, Kris Odum, John Eric Smith, and Robbie Pressley.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be made to Northport First United Methodist Church, or Hospice of West Alabama.

Tuscaloosa Memorial Park and Chapel – Funeral Home – Cemetery – Crematory, Tuscaloosa, AL directing.

Picture source: Tuscaloosa Memorial Park and Chapel




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Sulligent, AL – Mrs. Sheila Besser Fine, age 72, of Sulligent, Alabama, passed away Monday, December 1st, 2014, in the Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, Alabama.

Visitation, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 at the Norwood Funeral Home in Sulligent, Alabama.  Graveside Service, Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014, at the Tuscaloosa Memorial Park Cemetery in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  Rabbi Steven Lebow officiating.

Mrs. Fine was born September 13th, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois.  She was born to the late Robert and Ruth Kushner Besser, and the wife of Freddie I. Fine.  She had lived in the Sulligent area since 1964 and was a member of the Temple B’nai Israel.  She owned and operated Gankab Antiques, loved needle handwork and had a Master’s Degree in Library Science.

She is survived by her husband, Freddie I. Fine of Sulligent, AL.; 1 daughter, Abbe Fine of Tuscaloosa, AL.; 2 sons, Gregg Adam Fine of Sulligent, AL., and Aric ( Kim) Fine of Marietta, GA.; 2 grandchildren, Aleah Fine, and Braxton Fine; 2 sisters, Donna K. (Gerald ) Stone of Boynton Beach, FL., and Joann ( Randy) Hankins of Sulligent, AL.; and 2 brothers, Bren Besser, and Bruce Besser both of FL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sulligent Community Library, 514 Elm St., Sulligent, AL., 35586.

Norwood Funeral Homes, Inc. of Sulligent, AL., in charge of arrangements.

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