Ella Odell Elrod


Ella "Odell" Elrod, age 93, passed away peacefully in her home in the Walter community surrounded by her family on June 2, 2019. She was affectionately known as Maw Maw. She was born January 2, 1926 in Blountsville Alabama to Lon and Nancy New. She met and married Roy Wesley Elrod. They were married in 1943 and was married for 70 years until his death in 2009. They raised 5 children in that community. Throughout her life Odell was a caring and loving mother and neighbor always ready to call and visit those in need with encouragement and something special from her kitchen. Her passion was her family, her home and her Lord. She will be missed by all that knew her. She is preceded in death by her husband Roy, infant son Garry Elrod.
Funeral services are Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Moss Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lane Howard officiating. Interment will be in Duck River Cemetery.
She is survived by her five children, Larry (Linda) Elrod, Gary (Lisa) Elrod, Sharon (Junior) Burnham, Keith Elrod, Tony (Kelly) Elrod; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; stepdaughter, Yvonne Boone; stepson Ishmil Elrod; three step grandchildren, four step great-grandchildren, one step great-great-grandchild.
Those lives who Odell touched and family and friends are invited to attend her visitation on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 6-9 p.m. at Moss Funeral Home.
Published on June 3, 2019
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4 posts

Kathy Milligan
Jun 05, 2019
Mamaw you will be in my heart forever LOVE KATHY
Gloria Williams
Jun 04, 2019
I am so sorry to hear about Ms Elrod. She was a strong woman with a wonderful family. Sending my sympathies to the family. She will be missed. God Bless.
Jean. Persall
Jun 04, 2019
Praying. For all the. Family. God Bless. You all and. Help in this sad. Time. In your lives.
Denise Latham
Jun 03, 2019
So sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you all.