RISCO -- J.L. "Jerry" Odle, 79, died Oct. 16, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Malden.
Born Aug. 4, 1929, in Midway, Tenn., to the late George Leslie and Mable Rozell Williams Odle, he was a member of the Pleasant View General Baptist Church in Risco. He had worked at the Risco Grain Company and later for the May Oil Company in Risco.
On Dec. 24, 1948, in Corinth, Miss., he married Cathryn Elizabeth Patterson who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and Floye Mungle of Risco and Wanda and Gene Mosby of Malden; one brother, Gene Odle of Finley, Tenn.; a special niece, Shirley Smith of Searcy, Ark.; and three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
One grandson, Anthony Mosby, and one brother, Dale Odle, preceded him in death.
Services were held Friday at the Bradshaw Funeral Chapel in Malden with the Revs. Mark Powell and Jared Owens officiating.
Burial followed in the Rosewood Cemetery in Malden.