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James W. O'Dell

1933 - 2021


James W. O’Dell, 87, of Monticello passed away at 5:05 a.m. on January 19, 2021 at the Bement Health Care Center in Bement, IL.

James was born on May 2, 1933 in Mattoon to Evin and Harrette (Hightshoe) O’Dell.  He married Karen Smith on July 3, 1969. She passed away on September 22, 2015.

He is survived by one daughter, Deena (Martin) Rothermel of Homer; four grandchildren, Rebekah (Jamison) Lowe of Davenport, IA, Kristen (Kevin) Burch of Monticello,...

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