Dezina Odom  April 14 1946

Dezina Odom April 14 1946December 1 2023

April 14 1946

December 1 2023
Dezina Odom Obituary
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Dezina Odom
Dezina Odom, 77, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Friday, December 1, 2023.
She was born April 14, 1946 in San Mateo, California to Winfred “Tex” and Ouida (Hudgins) Woodard. She grew up in California, graduating from Venice High School.
Dezina married David Odom on February 20, 1965.
After graduating she worked at a bank in Hollywood, where she met some movie-star bank customers, including Cary Grant. Later she would become one of the top consultants for Tupperware, a title she kept for 45 years.
Dezina loved to read and was a great cook, making memorable corned beef and cabbage and birthday cakes for all of the family.
Dezina was a very loving person, always giving to others and sharing her love of Jesus. She was a worthy woman (Proverbs 31).
She was preceded in death by her son, Darcy Odom; her parents; and a brother, Charles Woodard.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, David; children, Dorinda Teem (Todd), Jackie Moser (Shawn), Davina Salmons (Wesley), Devin Odom (Jessica), and Derek Odom (Heidi); daughter-in-law, Tina Odom; grandchildren, Dillon Moser, Kaitlin Moser, Tyler Teem, Kylie Teem, Adelynn Salmons, Ardin Salmons, and River Odom; great-grandchildren, Alivia Moser, Wren Teem, Hallie Endecott, and twins on the way; siblings, David Woodard and Darrell Woodard; other extended family members and friends.
Farewell Services with a Public Livestream will be held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday at Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Entombment will be at Memorial Park Mausoleum. The family welcomes you to attend the visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In honor of Dezina being a breast cancer survivor, the family suggests memorial contributions to the University of Kansas Cancer Center Breast Surgery Center, 10787 Nall Ave., #220, Overland Park, KS 66211. Online guest book and obituary at
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December 1 2023.

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Death notice for the town of: Saint Joseph, state: Missouri

death notice Dezina Odom April 14 1946

December 1 2023

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