Wilma G. (Patterson) Odom, 88, of Sun City West, Ariz., passed away March 25, 2007.
She was married for 48 years to Joseph L. Odom, U.S. Army (retired), who survives her.
While married to her husband she was in France from 1959-1962; Germany 1969-1971; returned to the United States and retired to Peoria, Ill. in 1973.
In 1991 the couple retired to Lady Lake, Fla., moving to Sun City West, Ariz., in 1997.
Also surviving are her sisters: Maxine Ketchem of Lyons, Glenne Parker of Indianapolis, Helen Teague of Linton, Betty Cowan of Federal Way, Wash., Kathryn Pierce of Florida and Mary Jane Bedwell of Ellettsville; a brother Robert Patterson of Lyons; granddaughters Vivian Renee Kettle of Kansas City, Mo., Sandra K. Whitehead of Kansas City, Mo. and Donna Wisher of Washington, Ill; and several great-grandchildren.
Menke Funeral Home in Sun City West, Ariz. handled the arrangements.