Louise Oden


Louise Oden, 94, of Waco, passed away Sunday, May 3rd at a local care center.

Graveside Services: 2 PM Monday, May 11th at Oakwood Cemetery with Dr. John W. Collier and Rev. Winn Collier officiating.

Visitation: 2 to 4 PM Sunday, May 10th at Lake Shore Funeral Home.

Louise was born August 16, 1920 in Santa Ana, TX to Wayne and Daisy (Brandon) Sparks. She was a member of Parkview Baptist Church. Louise worked many years as a teacher at Parkview Christian Academy. Louise had a deep love for children and had the privilege of telling the Life of Jesus to thousands. She served as a trainer for Child Evangelism Fellowship. She dearly loved her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clifford Embree Oden; son, James Oden; and daughter, Virginia Collier.

Survivors include sons, John Oden and wife Leslie of Groesbeck and Michael Oden and wife Connie of Garland; son-in-law, Dr. John W. Collier of Waco; seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

The family would like to extend special thanks to all of the staff members at The Atrium of Bellmead.

Memorials may be made to Parkview Baptist Church.

Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at www.LakeShoreFH.com.

Place of Service: Oakwood Cemetery , 2124 S.5th St.; Waco, TX 76706

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