Mr. Claude Harold "Tolume" Odom, 59, was born May 11, 1954 and passed from this life on April 12, 2014 surrounded by his family. His parents were the late James Jakaway and Viola "Sis" Odom. Also, preceded by a sister, Mary.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Debbie "Coco" Odom of the Ivy Bluff Community; daughters, Shalenia Odom of Nashville, Channell "Coco" Fisk and Claudie Odom both of McMinnville and Kathy Ann Mounty of Murfreesboro; step children, Robert Lee Tischer, Gary James Russell Tischer, Christopher Lee Carter, Jessica Ann Tischer and Dakota Renee Tischer all of Indiana; brother, Johnny Guy Burger of Indiana; sisters, Brenda Odom of Woodbury, Susan Thompson of Nashville and Lilly Smith of Memphis; four grandchildren and eight step-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mr. Odom and his wife were married December 31, 1991. They are members of the Ivy Bluff United Methodist Church. He was retired from the Woodbury Water Department with 30 years service. He enjoyed being outdoors and watching football, especially, the Titans and Vols. His family and friends affectionately called him Tolume and he loved to spend time with them. One of his favorite sayings was "True Blue".
Visitation will be held at Smith Funeral Home on Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 12-2 PM. Funeral services will follow in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Pastor Neal Glass will officiate. Interment will follow in Hoover Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net Smith Funeral Home, (615)563-5337