O’Dell, Dorothy Simpkins

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Dorothy Mae Simpkins O’Dell, age 85 of Hiwassee passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021 at her daughter’s home. Born August 19, 1935 in Pulaski County she was the daughter of the late General Pryor Simpkins and Opal Mae Shelton Simpkins. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Tommy William O’Dell, sister, Nancy Simpkins Arnold and brothers, Early and Elgean Simpkins.

She is survived by her

Children – Tommy Michael (Carolyn) O’Dell – Hiwassee, Donna Sue (Lawrence) O’Dell Hoffman – Max Meadows

Grandchildren – Michael Patrick O’Dell, Eric Lee Hagee, Steven Eric Hagee, Stephanie Ann Hagee

Great Grandchildren – Morgan Victoria Lindsey, Jordan Cole O’Dell, Braydon Shane O’Dell, James Dillon O’Dell, Thomas Edward O’Dell

Brother – Leon Simpkins – Thaxton, VA, Trent (Debra) Simpkins – Bland, VA

Brother-in-law – Phillip O’Dell

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM – Friday, April 16, 2021 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Pastor Jason Aker officiating. Interment will follow at the O’Dell-Moore Cemetery in Hiwassee. The family will receive friends between 5:00-7:00 PM – Thursday evening at the Funeral Home. To sign Dorothy’s online guestbook, visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com

Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.