Elizabeth Jeanette Edwards Oden was the first child born to the proud parentage of Anderson and Jeanette Lovette Edwards on January 12, 1938 in the Powderly Community of Birmingham, Alabama. Affectionately known as "Liz" at an early age she united with West End Hills Baptist Church Powderly and was a 1956 graduate of Wenonah High School. She was a nurse at the VA Medical Center Birmingham for 26 years. For 64 years she was married to Archie Lee Oden, Sr. until his passing on November 17, 2020. Funeral Service will be Saturday at 11:00 AM at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Fairfield (400 Milstead Road 35064) Pastor O. C. Oden, Jr. will officiate with interment in Valhalla Cemetery. Her loving survivors are: devoted children; Victor (Mary) Oden, Cedric (LaWanda) Oden, Phyllis (Herman) Jones and Christine Oden, sisters; Perolia Sams and Dora (Ronald) Robinson, eitht grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Her 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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