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Odessia Neal

December 3, 1937 ~ November 11, 2020 (age 82)


Odessia Neal, 82 was born to Willie and Sophia Whittaker on December 3, 1937, in Eudora, Arkansas

On January 30, 1960, Odessia united on holy matrimony with Jesse Neal.

She leaves to celebrate her life, her devoted family: Louise Pack of South Bend, Gloria Whittaker of South Bend, Bessie Whittaker of Chicago, and Velma Taylor of South Bend.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Neal; parents, Willie and Sophia Whittaker, one brother John (Maxie) Whitaker who preceded her in death. One brother-in-law Joe Taylor, Three uncles Ruben,  Willie,  Charles Glasper.

Odessia was a devoted wife, sister, and aunt. Odessia accepted Christ as her Savior. She was a member of Second Baptist Church. She lived her life with kindness, compassion, and loving everyone she met. Odessia was a kind and gentle spirit with a beautiful smile for everyone.

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Funeral Service
November 14, 2020

1:00 PM
Alford's Mortuary Chapel
1222 Napier Street
South Bend, Indiana 46601

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