Obituary for Esther Marie Smith O’Dell

Esther Marie Smith O’Dell, age 75 of Dublin passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at the Lewis-Gale Hospital, Salem.

Born January 14, 1944 in Pulaski County she was the daughter of the late Millard Filmore Smith & Pierce Elizabeth Smith. Many brothers and sisters also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her 


Tina (Mark) Booth – Fairlawn

Sherry Lynn O’Dell Johnson – Dobson, NC (Eugene Tallant) of Dublin


Cory Booth, Ethan (Amber) Hinton, Elijah Booth & Ashley Hardin, Raven Hernandez & Devin Alexander, Elizabeth Whitney Johnson (deceased), Bobby Dwain Johnson & Ana Kaplon, Matthew “Jared” (Jeanette) Johnson, Faith Angel Johnson & Hannah, Jace Dale Johnson

Great Grandchildren

Kohlden, Will, Camilla, Gabriella, Jonah and Sebastian


Edward “Eddie” Smith – Charlotte, NC


Peggy Smith Lewis – Oklahoma

Shirley Shelton – Christiansburg, VA

Clara “Pebe” Smith McCrary – Welcome, NC


Bobby Johnson – NC

Many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM – Friday, May 10, 2019 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with. Interment will follow at the O’Dell-Smith Family Cemetery (Hiwassee).

The family will receive friends between 5:00-7:00 PM – Thursday evening at the funeral home.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.