Dallas Morning News June 17, 1957
Sherman, Texas - Jess Odom , 59 year old cook, died
Sunday at a local hospital from injuries he received Saturday when he stepped
into the path of a slow - moving police Sherman police Car at the Highway
11 underpass north of Sherman.
Funeral services are to be held at the Barrett Funeral Chapel.
Burial will be in the Friendship Cemetery.
Odom was born and reared in Sherman.
He is survived by four brothers, Clyde and Joe Odom, Sherman and
John Odom and Fred Odom, Denison, and two sisters, Mrs. Burl Ferguson and
Mrs. M.L. Gibbs, Sherman.
His death cert. gives us more details. born 1898, died 16 Jun 1957.
He was white , single and a cook in Sherman. Born in Sherman, son of Charles
Odom & Kate Roland.
He died of myocardial insufficency and pulmonary edema 8 hours.
Intercranial inury, severe, 21 hours. compound fractures . He died
at Wilson N. Jones Hosp. He lived in rural route #2 Denison.
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