Jean Odom Stroud

Jean Odom Stroud

May 16, 93,

Jean Odom Stroud, 93, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Jean was born in Wayne County on March 17, 1927 to the late C.A. and Jewel Sutton Odom. She was married for 52 years to Albert “Al” Edward Stroud who preceded her in death on April 27, 2010. Jean was an Air Force wife that enjoyed traveling with her husband. She always made where ever they were serving feel like home. Jean was a member of Faith Free Will Baptist Church.

A service celebrating Jean’s life will be held at 2:00 p.m., for family and close friends, on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 by the graveside at Wayne Memorial Park with Pastor Christian Powell officiating.

Jean is survived by her daughters, Belinda Alligood and husband Marvin of Washington and Jeanette Sutton and husband Mac of Winston-Salem; son, Steve Stroud and wife Gail of Goldsboro; as well as several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Barbara Vick.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial bibles be given in her memory by supporting the Gideons, P.O. Box 10093, Goldsboro, NC 27530.

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