Cover photo for Dollie  Lunsford Odom's Obituary
Dollie  Lunsford Odom Profile Photo
1922 Dollie 2021

Dollie Lunsford Odom

April 14, 1922 — December 13, 2021

DURHAM- Mrs. Dollie Lunsford Odom, age 99, passed away on December 13, 2021.

Dollie was born April 14, 1922 to the late Harvey R. and Biddie Roundtree Lunsford. Mrs. Odom was a faithful member of Lowes Grove Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing and needle work. She also worked at her father’s general store called Harvey’s Stop and Shop. Later in her senior years she worked at Rite Aid in the Photo Department, Cosmetic Section, and Customer Service. Dollie will be dearly missed.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Odom was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Odom; daughter, Dollie Wood Brown; brothers, Lowell Lunsford, Wendell Lunsford, Franz Lunsford, Ousley Lunsford and Delano Lunsford; sisters, Gladys Dimmick, Alvada Emory Blydenburgh, Eulalia Marchant, and Bryanoleene Walker.

Mrs. Odom is survived by her son, Don Odom (Robin); daughter, Darby Odom (Brandy); grandchildren, Amanda Wood Oehler (Christian), Stephanie Wood Sodano (Tito), and Samantha Wood Miller (Harry); great-grandchildren, Megan Oehler, Rachel Miller Hawthorne (Will), Sara Miller Holland (Mickey), Gabrielle Sodano Linnemeyer (Danny), Christian Sodano, and Samuel Sodano; and great-great-grandchildren, Bryce Lee Holland and Elaina Linnemeyer.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at Lowe’s Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Officiating will be Rev. Woody Freeze.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be directed to Lowes Grove Baptist Church, 4430 S Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713 or to your charity of choosing in Dollie’s name.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dollie Lunsford Odom, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, December 22, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Lowe's Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

4430 S Alston Ave, Durham, NC 27713

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 34

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree