Debra Lynn Odom, 52, of Macclenny died on March 7, 2013 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center with family by her side. She was born in Valdosta, Georgia on August 26, 1960 to Eugene Long and Ina Faye Dopson Long. Debbie was a resident of Macclenny since 1983 after moving from Valdosta where she was raised. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Macclenny and she spent many years helping others as a sleep technician.
Debbie was an avid Gator fan who enjoyed fishing, arts and crafts and making flower arrangements. She was a wonderful mother, loving wife, daughter, sister and a friend. She was preceded in death by her sister Michelle Wilson and her father-in-law Eskel Odom Sr.
Debbie is survived by her loving husband of 25 years, Eskel Odom Jr. of Macclenny; her parents of Nashville, GA; sons Justin Matthew Odom, Brandon Kyle Odom, and Jeremy Ryan Odom, all of Macclenny; brothers David (Lisa) Long of Lake Park, GA and Jim (Adia) Long of Valdosta; sisters Linda (Darrell) Sirmons of Milledgeville, GA and Lori (Steve) Lasseter of Nashville, GA; brother-in-law Jerry Wilson of Ray City, GA and mother-in-law Lois V. Crews Odom; many nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held Saturday, March 9 at 2 pm at the chapel of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services with Reverend Bill Crews and Brother Brian Dopson officiating. Interment followed at Macedonia Cemetery.