Sylvia Alice O’Dell Lanier, age 91 of Pulaski passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Born December 7, 1929 in Hiwassee she was the daughter of the late Irvin O’Dell & Pearl Duncan O’Dell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Ashley Lanier; her grandparents that raised her, Geneva & Henry O’Dell (Ma and Pa); second mother, Annie O’Dell, & siblings, Randolph O’Dell, Eloise O’Dell, Gary Wayne O’Dell and brother-in-law, John Earl Hayes.
She was a member of the New River Primitive Baptist Church, Hiwassee
She is survived by her daughter Pam & Chris Coplan, Richmond; granddaughter Jennifer Coplan, Richmond; brothers Cletis & Pat O’Dell, Draper; Kenneth O’Dell, Raleigh, NC; sister Geraldine Hayes, Dublin; sister-in-law Nancy O’Dell, Hiwassee; brother-in-law, Randy O’Dell, Dublin; numerous nieces and nephews and loving and kind neighbors.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. – Sunday, April 18, 2021 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski Interment will follow at the O’Dell-Moore Cemetery, Hiwassee.
The family will receive friends between 5-7 p.m. Saturday evening at Bower Funeral Home.
To sign Sylvia’s online guestbook, please visit www.bowerfuneralhome.com
Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.