OLA BELLE O’DELL
Ola Belle O’Dell, 88, of Summersville, WV passed away on
Sunday, September 13, 2015 in the Ansted Center at
Ansted. Born July 7, 1927 at Zela, WV; she was a daughter
of the late William and Minnie Pearle Legg Hayes. She was
also preceded in death by her first husband, William H.
Johnson, by her second husband, David Bryce O’Dell; three
brothers, James Hayes, Bob Hayes, and Bill David Hayes.
She was a member of the Summersville Baptist Church, a
former employee of Elizabeth Shop in Summersville, and
was a retired sales clerk at Rite Aid in Summersville.
Survivors include two sons, William H. and his wife, Kathy
Johnson of Woodbridge, VA and Bobby Lee Johnson of
Summersville; two grandchildren, Timothy Douglas Johnson
and Sarah Lynee Gentry; four great grandchildren; five
sisters, Helen Sparks of Summersville, Ann Hughes of
Fayetteville, NC, Nancy Hurst of Pink Hill, NC, Pat Mansfield
of Lebanon, TN, and Norma Neil of Drennen; several nieces
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday,
September 17, 2015 in the Walker Memorial Park at
Summersville with Rev. Kenny Hayes officiating. Interment
will follow under the direction of the White Funeral Home at
In keeping with her wishes there will be no visitation.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the
American Cancer Society 301 RHL Boulevard Charleston,
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.