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Carolyn Elizabeth (Ramsey) O'Dell

July 8, 1946 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Carolyn O'Dell Obituary

Carolyn Elizabeth (Ramsey) O’Dell, 77, of Enterprise, passed away on January 20, 2024 at United Hospital Center.  She was born in Mill Point, WV on July 8, 1946 to the late Helen Virginia Ramsey.

She is survived by her loving husband of 29 years, Troy Denzil O’Dell, Sr.; two sons:  Jeffery Ramsey of Shinnston and Troy O’Dell, Jr. and companion Edna Smith of Folsom; three daughters:  Diane DiPerna of Enterprise, Tammy Matheny and husband Kenny of Shinnston and Vanesa Harrison of Enterprise; two grandsons:  Ricky DiPerna, III and Tyler Matheny; five granddaughters:  Kristian Burge, Shalon Matheny, Alexandra Riley, Savannah Ramsey and Emily O’Dell; three great grandsons:  Aidan and Liam Burge and Kale Riley; three brothers:  Donald J. Ramsey of Edray, Samuel E. Ramsey of Buckeye and James R. Ramsey of Winfield; two sisters:  Peggy A. Holtz of Norfolk, VA and Linda S. Easter and husband James of Ripley; one sister in law, Carole Lee Tichnell of Enterprise; one brother in law, Jennings O’Dell and wife Darlene of Enterprise as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her mother, Carolyn is preceded in death by one brother, Robert L. Ramsey; one sister in law, Judith A. Ramsey; three brothers in law, Gerald Holtz, John Tichnell and David O’Dell; two nieces:  Mindy Easter and Nikki Blackburn and her great grandmother, Daisy Ramsey.

Carolyn was a homemaker for the past 30 years.  She enjoyed working outside, especially gardening and her flowers.  Her greatest love and passion were her family.  She will truly be missed by all who knew and loved her. 

In keeping with Carolyn’s wishes, she will be cremated.

Family and friends will be received on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at Dorsey Funeral Home, 701 S. Pike St., Shinnston from 11:00am until time of service, 1:00pm with Deacon David Lester officiating.

Dorsey Funeral Home is honored to be handling the arrangements for the O’Dell family.

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February 17, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dorsey Funeral Home
701 South Pike St.
Shinnston, WV 26431

Memorial Service
February 17, 2024

1:00 PM
Dorsey Funeral Home
701 South Pike St.
Shinnston, WV 26431


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