Obituaries

Betty R. O'Dell 1926 - 2010

Graveside services for Betty R. O'Dell, De Soto, were Wednesday at Shawnee Mission Memory Garden in Shawnee. She died March 7, 2010, at her De Soto home.
Mrs. O'Dell was born Aug. 21, 1926, in Kansas City, Mo. She graduated from Northeast High School in Kansas City, Mo., and worked as a bookkeeper at Grolier Inc., White Westinghouse, University of Kansas Medical Center and Overland Park Regional Medical Center and was a bookkeeper and director of Cedar Grove Nursing Center. She attended Bales Baptist and was a member of the De Soto Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald O'Dell, and two sons, Danny O'Dell and Gerald O'Dell Jr. She was survived by three daughters, Diana Zwahlen and her husband, Dennis, De Soto, Kathleen Daffron and her husband, Charles, De Soto, and Karen O'Dell, Holton; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions can be sent to Kansas City Hospice, 9221 Ward Parkway, No. 1100, Kansas City, MO, 64118; or De Soto Baptist Church, Box E, De Soto, KS, 66018.