Archie Lee Oden

April 12, 1934 ~ November 17, 2020 (age 86)


Archie was born in Birmingham, Alabama on April 12, 1934 to Mr. and Mrs. Ocie and Vernal Irvin Oden, Sr. becoming the first of six children born to this union.   He was educated in the Jefferson County Public School System, graduating from Fairfield Industrial High School Class of 1952.  He was a former employee of Don Drennen Buick and Birmingham Transit  Authority.  He was a faithful member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Fairfield where he served in several ministries: Deacon, Trustee, and leader of Security.  Funeral service will be saturday (21st) at 11:00 AM at his beloved Antioch Missionary Baptist Church with his brother; Pastor O. C. Oden, Jr. officiating and interment in Valhalla Cemetery.  Sweet memories remain with his devoted and loving wife of 64 years; Mary Elizabeth Edwards Oden, his children; Victor (Mary) Oden, Cedric (Wanda) Oden, Phyllis (Herman) Jones and Christina Oden, brothers and sisters; O. C. (Sophfronia) Oden, Jr., James Oden, Robert James, Sr., Ola Oden Cogman and Vernell (Henry) Flannigan, eight grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  His remains will lie in repose on Friday from 1:00 until 6:00 PM at the funeral home.  Westside Funeral Home Fairfield Directing.

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November 20, 2020

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Westside Funeral Home-Fairfield
5695 Valley Road
Fairfield, AL 35064

Service of Memory
November 21, 2020

11:00 AM
Antioch Baptist Church
4oo Milstead Road
Fairfield, AL 35064

Interment following funeral service
November 21, 2020

Valhalla Cemetery, Fairfield

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