Phyllis Jean Odum

Feb 5th, 1947 - May 10th, 2018


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Mon, May. 14th, 2018 10am


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Mon, May. 14th, 2018 1pm

Phyllis Jean Odum

Creal Springs-Phyllis Jean Odum, 71, passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Herrin Hospital.

Phyllis was born on February 5, 1947 in Williamson County to Ernest and Anna Mae (Davis) Bundren. She married Ray Odum in Creal Springs on February 5, 1965.

Phyllis enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Her hobbies included crafting, sewing, quilting and camping.

Survivors include:

Husband-Ray Odum of Creal Springs


Robert and Vicki Odum of Anna

Pamela Odum of Creal Springs

Mary Beth and Rocky Rady of Herrin


Zachary Odum

Andrew Odum

Rylee Rady

Sister-Barbara and Jerry Pappas of Creal Springs


Lindell Bundren of Benton

Randell and Jackie Bundren of Creal Springs

Brother in law-Dewey and Dorris Odum of Creal Springs

Sisters in law-Marie Travelstead of Rector, Arkansas and Shelia Bundren of Creal Springs

Several nieces and nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Tom Bundren; Brothers in law, Kenneth Lee Odum and Marvin Travelstead and father and mother in law, George and Bessie Odum

Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 1pm at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Bro. Kenny Burns and Rev. Ken Sharp officiating. Burial will follow at Wise-Robinson Cemetery in Ozark.  Visitation will be on Monday from 10am until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Fairview Baptist Church in Creal Springs or Wise-Robinson Cemetery and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/1704 N. Court/Marion, IL 62959

2 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Terry Miller

    From: , Illinois

    Date: May 11, 2018

    While it was hard saying goodbye to Phyllis, it is comforting to know that in God’s due time, he will indeed restore life to those in his memory and eliminate suffering and death on earth forever:

  • Guest: Anita Polinski

    From: Herrin, Illinois

    Date: May 13, 2018

    Ray and Families, so sorry for your loss. Prayers