Obituary of Carolyn Clairee O'Daniel
Carolyn "Clairee" O'Daniel, 99 of Huddleston went home to be with her Lord on Monday, July 22, 2019 in the Bedford County Nursing Home. She was born on October 30, 1919 in Montgomery, AL a daughter of the late Oscar Hunter Stephens and Katie Mae Finn Stephens. She was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-nine years, Smitty O'Daniel, Sr. as well as her brother, sister, two sons-in-law and one daughter-in-law.
She was a longtime member of Staunton Baptist Church.
Surviving are her daughters, Bobbie Schmitt, Nancy Smith ; her son, Smitty O'Daniel, Jr. as well as nine grandchildren, twenty-one great grandchildren, twelve great great grandchildren and numerous other family and friends.
The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Bedford County Nursing Home for their care of Clairee the past six + years. Also special thanks to Taylor, Casey, Leslie, Angela, Sandy, Catherine, Connie, Carolyn & Sandy.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Staunton Baptist Church, 15267 Smith Mountain Lake Parkway, Huddleston, VA 24104 or Gideons International, Bedford County Camp, P. O. Box 791, Bedford, VA 24523.
The family will receive friends beginning at 10 AM on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Staunton Baptist Church and a service will follow at 11 AM with Rev. John Reale officiating.
Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Huddleston.
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