April 18 2017: ODELL, Susan Lambert

Passed away on April 13, 2017, at Holy Cross Hospital. She graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and went to work as a Forester in the US Forest Service. She retired in 2007 as the National Coordinator for Rural Community Assistance for the USFS. She was the Lay Leader of her church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Vance Leon Lambert, Sr., and Ivy Jean Lambert. She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Curtis Earl Odell, and by her son, Christopher Lambert Odell. Also surviving her are three sisters, Audrey J. Lambert, Nancy L. Hatcher, and Valerie L. Hatcher, as well as one brother, Vance Leon Lambert, Jr. She will be interred at the Trinity Cemetery located on her family’s farm in Bland County, Virginia. A memorial celebration will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017, with visitation at 10 a.m. and the service at 11 a.m., at the Hughes United Methodist Church, 10700 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring (Wheaton), MD.
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