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Irene Odom Johnson

Irene Odom Johnson, – entered into heaven’s gates on Friday, August 16, 2019 in New Orleans, LA. She was 78 years old. Born in DeKalb, MS to Lena Odom and Ernest Burton Sr., Irene leaves to cherish her memory, her children, Tracey Johnson, Rosie (Eric Sr.) Martin, Cassandra (Michael Sr.) Thigpen, Steven Odom, Christopher (Monica) Odom Sr., and Sullivan (Miriam) Odom; grandchildren, Eric, Michael, Brandon, Kali, Da’Ja, Breanna, and Christopher; great grandson, Elijah; bestfriend, Pearlie Burton; devoted friend, Jessie Earl Gale; and a host of other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her son, Freddie Johnson III; sisters, Juanita, Birdie Lee, and Ruthie Mae Odom; brothers, Sammie Lee Griffin and R.C. Odom; and devoted companion, Otis Butler Sr.

Funeral services honoring Irene will be held on Friday, August 23, 2019 at 11:00AM at Second Baptist Church – 6th District, 4218 Laurel Street, New Orleans, LA.

Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the hour of service.

Interment will follow at Providence Memorial Park, Metairie, LA.

Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.



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