Obituary for Cletis Daniel O’Dell

Cletis Daniel O’Dell, age 85 of Draper passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2022 with his wife and daughter by his side.

Born June 13, 1937 in Pulaski, he was the son of the late Irvin Clarence O’Dell and Phoebe Annie Dean

O’Dell. He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Tina O’Dell Fitzpatrick, two sisters, Sylvia Lanier, and Eloise O’Dell and two Brothers, Garry O’Dell and Randolph O’Dell.

He is survived by his

Wife of Sixty-one years– Patricia Hurst O’Dell-Draper

Daughter and Son-in-law-

Tammy O’Dell Kidd and H.M. Kidd- Pulaski


Joseph “Joey” Brandon Cox

Brandon Joel ( Jessi) Coake

Amelia Claire Fitzpatrick

Great Grandchildren– Brylee and Elli Coake

Brother– Kenneth O’Dell- N.C.

Sister- Geraldine Hayes- Dublin

Numerous Nieces and Nephews

Funeral services will be held Saturday 11:00 A.M., August 6, 2022 in the Bower Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Don Singleton officiating. Burial will follow in the O’Dell-Moore Cemetery, Hiwassee.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until service time at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Tina Fitzpatrick Scholarship Fund at New River College, Dublin.

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Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements.