Odessa Mobley Washam

December 18, 1939 ~ May 26, 2019 (age 79)


Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the funeral services of Mrs. Odessa Mobley Washam, age 79, who passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019.  The native and lifelong resident of Appling County was the owner and operator of Odessa’s Kennel and a Baptist by faith.


She was preceded in death by her daughter, Lisa Washam Hazlett; parents, Earl Sr. and Willie Lee Nash Mobley; two sisters, Charleye Coleman and Elois Rogers and sister in law, Opaline Mobley and a great nephew, Hudson Beau Baxley.


Surviving is her daughter, Karen Elizabeth and husband Steve Mayhew of Vidalia; son, Jimmy and wife Lori Washam of Hazlehurst; four grandchildren, Jeremy Lightsey, Justin Washam, Kara Washam Harrell and Blake Birdwell; great grandson, Egan Washam; great granddaughter, Adalyn Harrell; sister, Mary and husband Ray Baxley; three brothers, Ernest Mobley, Earl Jr. and wife Shirley Mobley, Eddie and wife Brenda Mobley all of Baxley  and several nieces and nephews survive.


Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory with the Reverend Bill Stone officiating.


Interment will follow in the Friendship Congregational Christian Church Cemetery.


Visitation will be held one hour prior to services on Wednesday at the funeral home.


Active Pallbearers will be Stacey Mobley, Brook Taylor, Jason Baxley, Chris Baxley, Shawn Mobley and David Sickles.


The family will assemble at the home of Ray and Mary Baxley at 452 Nail Mobley Road.


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