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Betty Jo Odom

June 2, 1934 — October 10, 2023

Kingsport

Betty Jo Odom

Betty Jo Odom, 89, of Kingsport passed away at her nieces home, Tuesday, October 10, 2023. Born June 2, 1934 to parents Drexal and Johnnie Lucas, she was a resident of Kingsport her entire life. Betty attended Sullivan High School and then went on to study at ETSU, where she would receive her degree as a dental hygienist. She was a kind, caring and hardworking woman who enjoyed her career and dedicated her life to it. Betty will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Wayne Odom; brother, J.D. Lucas; and sister, Mildred Gregg.

She is survived by nieces, Julie Kidd (Garry), Kathy Peters, Stephanie Lucas (Bobby); nephew, Steven Lucas (Theresa); and many more friends.

Friends may call at any time at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport on Saturday, October 14th or Sunday, October 15th.

A private graveside will be held later.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kendricks Creek United Methodist Church, 1000 Kendrick Creek Rd., Kingsport, TN 37663 or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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