OBITUARY: Georgia Ann Odom


Georgia Ann Odom, age 74, passed away after a long hard battle with breast cancer on Saturday, February 18, 2023, in Columbia, Tennessee.

Georgia was born on August 7, 1948, to the late Henry Ewing Kennedy, Sr., and Ruthie Lee Zimmerman Kennedy in her home in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee. She was married to the late Richard Odom on November 7, 1966.

Georgia was a strong, resilient woman of God. She was a faithful member of Faith Pentecostal Church in Columbia, TN. Reading her Bible and spreading God’s word was a core part of who she was. She adored her family, especially her great-grandchildren, and spending time with them brought her so much joy. Any time you went over to her home, she had the TV on with westerns and cooking shows while she was in the kitchen cooking a hot meal.

Her memory will live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved her.

Those left to cherish her memories are her son: Keith (Kelly) Odom; daughter: Angie (Timmy) Collins; son: Ray (Wendy) Odom; grandchildren: Alyssa Odom, Nathan Odom, Krissa (Bradley) Wimberley, Steven (Destanee) Odom, William (Brianna Foss) Luttrell, Chevy Ray (Vallie Stanfill) Odom, Alexis Willoughby, and Carson Willoughby; great-grandchildren: Shane Myers, Anna Myers, Cooper Myers, Skylynn Wimberley, Harper Luttrell, Georgia Luttrell, Kashton Wimberley, and Gabriel Boshers; siblings: David (Delvene) Kennedy, Carolyn Ragsdale, Bruce Kennedy, Annie Stewart; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Georgia is preceded in death by her siblings: Shirley Beaty, Mary Cotton, Billy Kennedy, Henry Ewing, Jr., and Mailene Burks.

The family received friends and visitors on Tuesday, February 21, 2023, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Williams Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant. A funeral service for Ms. Georgia will be held Wednesday, February 22, 2023, at 1:00 PM with one hour of visitation prior. To follow, Ms. Georgia will be laid to rest along with her husband in the Garden of Peace at Polk Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers are Keith Odom, Ray Odom, Nathan Odom, Chevy Odom, William Luttrell, and Timmy Collins. Honorary pallbearers are Angie Collins, Kelly Odom, Wendy Odom, Krissa Wimberley, and Alyssa Odom.

special thank you to her sister, Annie Stewart, for her tender, loving care, and comfort.

The care of Ms. Georgia Ann Odom and her family have been entrusted to the staff of Williams Funeral Home. To share words of comfort and condolences, please visit


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