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Violet Maxine (Rust) O'Dell

April 23, 1923 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 100) 100 Years Old
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Violet O'Dell Obituary

Violet Maxine O’Dell, Age 100, of Vanceburg, Kentucky passed away Tuesday January 9, 2024 with her loving family by her side at the Southern Ohio Hospice Center in Portsmouth, Ohio after a brief illness.

Maxine, as she was known by her family and friends was born in Cabool, Missouri April 23, 1923 to the late Arch and Bertha Wade Rust.  She was a loving devoted Mother to her family.  Early in her life Maxine worked for Brown Shoe factory in Mountain Grove, Missouri and for U.S. Shoe Corporation in Vanceburg, Kentucky.  She liked taking walks, working on crossword puzzles as well as going bowling.  She was known in the community for being an excellent seamstress. She also enjoyed playing cards especially Rummy.

She was an active lifelong member of the First Baptist Church in Vanceburg where she taught Sunday school for 49 years.

Preceded her in death beside her parents was a son- Jerry Donald O’Dell, a daughter- Donna Sue O’Dell, granddaughter Shelby Bays, and a sister- Wanda Noel.

Left to cherish memories of Maxine are three daughters- Marilyn (Roger) Scaggs of Vanceburg, Kentucky; Sharon (Richard) Bays of Davis, Oklahoma, and Terri McConnell of Cherryvale, Kansas.

Several grandchildren and many great-grandchildren also survive who will mourn her passing.

At the family’s request there will be no services at this time for Violet Maxine O’Dell.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the First Baptist Church P.O. Box 217 Vanceburg, Kentucky 41179.

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