Betty “Tina” Philemon Odham

SEBRING, Fl. – Betty “Tina” P. Odham, 85 of Sebring, FL died Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013.

She was born in Johnston, SC, daughter of the late Philemon Berry Waters, VIII and Edith Wright Waters; a graduate of Johnston High School and Winthrop College, Rock Hill, SC, class of 1948; taught High School at Green Cove Springs, FL and Physical Education at Woodlawn Elementary from 1969-1989; a member of Sebring Historical Society.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn; grandson, Dale Odham; sister, Marina Kirkland, and a brother, Philemon B. (BoBo) Waters, VIIII.

She is survived by sons, Marshall (Judy) Odham, Gainesville, FL, Russell (Nancy) Odham, Avon Park, FL, Hugh “Bubba” (Nancy) Odham, Titusville, FL and Brailey (Kathy) Odham, Tallahassee, FL; daughter, Bettina (Terry) Galas, Sebring, FL; brother-in-law, Roy Kirkland, Johnston, SC; ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Memorial service, 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 at Bible Fellowship with family receiving friends one hour prior.

Memorials are requested to Scholarship Fund in care of Sebring High School or Safe House, 1000 S. Highlands Ave, Sebring, FL 33870. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring.