Mary Odom

Obituary of Mary Claire Odom

Mary Claire Odom passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at her home with her mother by her side. She was born July 6, 1992, and was the only child of Mike and Missie Odom. Mary Claire fought a life-long battle with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. She is survived by her parents; grandparents Jack and Mary Ann Yates of Hazlehurst, MS; uncle Jere Yates (Jenny) of Lakeland, TN; aunt Polly Gale (Joe) of Richmond, VA; cousins Jack Yates (Heidi) and son Jackson of Memphis, TN; Brian Yates (Sara) and daughter Miller and son Gannon of Palm Beach, FL; cousin Ashley Gale of Istanbul, Turkey; cousin Brennan Gale of Charlotte, NC; great uncle Julian (Jigger) Yates of Hazlehurst, MS. Mary Claire graduated from Madison Central High School and attended Holmes Junior College, The University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi College, and Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. She loved staying connected with her family and many friends and working on graphic design projects. She especially enjoyed her annual summer Muscular Dystrophy camps where she made many life-long friends. She is an inspiration to a great many people. The family will receive friends at the Natchez Trace Funeral home in Madison Mississippi on Wednesday May 4, 2022 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm and again on Thursday May 5, 2022 from 12:30 pm until 2:00 pm when a celebration of life service will begin. Internment will follow at 3:00 pm. In lieu flowers, donations can be made to Radically Against Dystrophy (RAD), 452 Greenwood Lane, Ridgeland, MS 39157. The family requests attendees to wear bright colors and dress casually.
Wednesday
4
May

Evening Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Natchez Trace Funeral Home
759 Highway 51
Madison, Mississippi, United States
601-898-8565
Thursday
5
May

Visitation Day of Service

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday, May 5, 2022
Natchez Trace Funeral Home
759 Highway 51
Madison, Mississippi, United States
601-898-8565
Thursday
5
May

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm
Thursday, May 5, 2022
Natchez Trace Funeral Home
759 Highway 51
Madison, Mississippi, United States
601-898-8565
Thursday
5
May

Graveside Service

3:00 pm
Thursday, May 5, 2022
Natchez Trace Memorial Park Cemetery
759 Highway 51
Madison, Mississippi, United States
601-898-8565
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