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Celebration of Life

McNeill Mackie Funeral Home
Thursday October 4th, 2018
7:00pm

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Celebration of Life

McNeill Mackie Funeral Home
Thursday October 4th, 2018
7:00pm

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Mary Odom

Mary Nobuko Matusi Odom, 89, died Wednesday October 3, 2018 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton, NC. She was born March 5, 1929 in Tokyo, Japan to the late Taige Matusi and Yama Takage Matusi. She and her late husband, Albert, owned and operated Odom & Son’s Tire Service in St. Pauls for many years. She was very good at traditional Japanese dance and maintained a close relationship with her friend’s in Fayetteville’s Japanese community. Mary was a great cook and a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She sure loved her boys, Jessie and Carey. Preceded in death by her husband, Albert Odom, son, Carey Odom and brothers, Hisao Matusi and Hiroharu Matusi, she is survived by her son, Jessie Odom and his wife Mary; daughter-in-law, Carolyn McLendon Odom; grandchildren, Deidre Wilwert and Thomas Odom; and great granddaughter, Kenley. A Memorial Service is scheduled for Thursday October 4, 2018 at 7:00 PM at McNeill Mackie Funeral Home of St. Pauls with Reverend Bruce Skipper and Reverend David Hodge officiating.  Arrangements by McNeill Mackie Funeral Home of St. Pauls.


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Guestbook

I was so saddened to learn today about Ms. Mary. She always was so sweet and kind. Loved her sweet smiles and soft voice. She will be missed. My love to all her families.

Ann Jackson Oct 5 2018 12:00 AM

Mary, will be greatly missed. Praying for you Jesse.

Gina Odom Oct 4 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for your great loss Prayers for the family for comfort and peace and strength now and in the coming days

Linda Rushton Oct 3 2018 12:00 AM

My condolences to all the Odom family. May God comfort you all as you cope with the loss of Ms Mary.

Wilton Baxley Oct 3 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Odom

Annie Laura Stephens & Family Oct 3 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Odom

Tammy Henderson Brocato Oct 3 2018 12:00 AM

RIP Miss Mary. You are finally home with your husband and son.

Helen Villarta Oct 3 2018 12:00 AM

For you Grandma Odom

Thomas Carey Odom Oct 3 2018 12:00 AM

so sorry for your loss. Mary was a dear lady and always had smile and Hello for you.

Donna Townsend Oct 3 2018 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of sadness.

Rodney and Sheila Thaggard Oct 3 2018 12:00 AM