Lanier, Sylvia O’Dell

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Sylvia Alice O’Dell Lanier, age 91 of Pulaski passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Born December 7, 1929 in Hiwassee she was the daughter of the late Irvin O’Dell & Pearl Duncan O’Dell.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Ashley Lanier; her grandparents that raised her, Geneva & Henry O’Dell (Ma and Pa); second mother, Annie O’Dell, & siblings, Randolph O’Dell, Eloise O’Dell, Gary Wayne O’Dell and brother-in-law, John Earl Hayes. She was a member of the New River Primitive Baptist Church, Hiwassee

She is survived by her

Daughter – Pam & Chris Coplan – Richmond

Granddaughter – Jennifer Coplan-Richmond

Brothers – Cletis & Pat O’Dell – Draper, Kenneth O’Dell – Raleigh, NC

Sister – Geraldine Hayes – Dublin

Sister-in-law – Nancy O’Dell – Hiwassee

Brother-in-law – Randy O’Dell – Dublin

Numerous nieces and nephews and Loving and kind neighbors

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Sunday, April 18, 2021 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski Interment will follow at the O’Dell-Moore Cemetery, Hiwassee. The family will receive friends between 5:00-7:00 PM Saturday evening at Bower Funeral Home.

To sign Sylvia’s online guestbook, please visit – Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family