Melanie Elise Odom, 41, of Bay Springs, MS, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel, MS. She was born Thursday, April 13, 1978 in Hattiesburg, MS.

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Bay Springs and again on Saturday, August 17, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Bay Springs. Funeral services will follow at the church at 11:00 a.m.. A private family graveside service will follow at Bay Springs City Cemetery. Bro. James Sprayberry and Bro. Troy Rayner will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Bay Springs is in charge of arrangements.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, M.L. Husbands and W.E. and Betty Odom and cousins, Tyson Brown and Anthony Odom.

Survivors include her son, Brayden Kyle Hearn, Bay Springs, MS; father, Jacky E. Odom (Karen), Bay Springs, MS; mother, Teresa Dianne Odom, Bay Springs, MS; brother, Chad M. Odom (Erica), Bay Springs, MS; grandmother, Juanita Clark Husbands, Bay Springs, MS; nieces, Mallory Odom Jordan (Laine), Bay Springs, MS, Abigail R. Odom, Bay Springs, MS; nephew, Micah E. Odom, Bay Springs, MS; step-brother, Samuel K. Blakeney, his wife, Makenzi and daughter, Blayre, Bay Springs, MS and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Larry Parker, Mason Parker, Cade Williamson, Laine Jordan, Curt Shumock and Gabe McNeil.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church – Youth at P.O. Drawer O, Bay Springs, MS 39422.

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