Earnest Odom, 87, a resident of Georgiana, Ala., passed away Sept. 5. A celebration of life was held Sept. 7 at the Johnson Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Terry Heartsill officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in McKenzie with Johnson Funeral Home directing arrangements. Mr. and Mrs. Odom were married for 65 years. Mr. Odom is preceded in death by his sons, William E. (Bill) Odom and Terry (Tug) Odom. Survivors include his wife, Ima Lois Odom, Georgiana, Ala.; daughter, Sherry (Charles) Bennett, McKenzie, Ala.; sons, Ira (Patsy) Odom, Georgiana, Ala., Tommy (June) Odom, McKenzie, Ala., Michael (Reagan) Watford, Huntsville, Ala., Stephen (Dawn) Watford, McKenzie, Ala., and Will (Stephanie) Watford, Georgiana, Alabama; Daughter-In-Laws: Gail Odom, and Lee Ann Odom, both of Georgiana, Ala.; 15 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers were Heath Odom, Casey Odom, Brent Odom, Justin Bennett, Brannon Odom and Chris Odom. Honorary pallbearers were Dylan Odom, Logan Odom, Brady Tisdale, Dustin Reeves, Lane Nall, Carter Gomillion, Parker Odom, Kole Odom, Brody Odom, Ridge Gomillion. Online condolences may be made at www.johnsongeorgiana.com.