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Odessa McNeal Childs

August 21, 1919 ~ October 13, 2018 (age 99)

Mrs. Odessa McNeal Childs, 99 of Opelika, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Jack Houston Memorial Hospital in Phenix City. A graveside service will be held at 11:00am Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Garden Hills Cemetery. Visitation will Tuesday, October 16, 2018 one hour before the service beginning at 10:00am until 11:00am at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home. Reverend Larry Doster will be officiating the service.

Mrs. Childs was a long time resident of Opelika, where she worked at Opelika Manufacturing Corp. for 40 years. She was also a faithful member of Central Baptist Church.

Mrs. Childs is survived by her daughters: Fay Parker of Opelika, and Rebecca Russell (Charles) of Bessemer City, N.C.; grandchildren: Jill Parker of Opelika, John Parker of Carthage, N.C., Chuck Russell of Bessemer City, N.C., and Tray Russell of Bessemer City, N.C.

Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations may be directed to Central Baptist Church of Opelika.

Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home and Crematory directing.  

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