Mrs. Bobbie Lyvonne Dowd Odom, age 84, of Vidalia, died Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at her home after an extended illness. She was a lifelong resident of Toombs County. She worked for Oxford Manufacturing for 20 years, and later was a homemaker. She was a member of Rock Springs Holiness Baptist Church. Mrs. Odom was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years Herbert Odom; nine brothers and sisters; a grandson George Dodgen III; and a great-granddaughter Edie Kate Lollis.
Survivors include three daughters, Melba Dodgen and husband George of Augusta, Nadine Lollis and husband Brandon, and Michele Mimbs and husband Jeff, all of Vidalia; seven grandchildren, Heather Dodgen Stanley, Ashley Dodgen, Alex Dodgen, Mandy Lollis Britt, Logan Lollis, Josh Mimbs and Madi Mimbs; five great-grandchildren, Peyton Dodgen, Blakely Dodgen, Nikolai Stanley, Riley Lollis, and Sawyer Lollis.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 5:00 until 8:00.
The funeral service will be held Friday, October 23, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home with Reverend Clayton Dowd and Reverend Reece Mincey officiating. Burial will follow in the South Thompson Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family has requested all attending the visitation and the service to follow CDC guidelines, including social distancing and wearing a mask.
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