Annie Mae Alligood Oden

Published 7:38 pm Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Mrs. Annie Mae Alligood Oden, age 97, of Edenton and formerly of Elizabeth City, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Primetime Assisted Living in Edenton.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, at Oakdale Cemetery in Washington, conducted by Rev. Gayla Collins. Due to restrictions and conditions caused by COVID-19 virus, a private family burial will be held. Masks and social distancing are expected.

Mrs. Oden was born in Washington on July 27, 1923. She was the daughter of the late Charles Franklin Alligood and Annie Mara Alligood. Mrs. Oden was a proud Washington High School graduate, Class of 1942, along with her husband, and they attended each class reunion. She was a dedicated member of the Mt. Herman United Methodist Church of Elizabeth City. Mrs. Oden was one of three ladies in the church (affectionately known as The Three Musketeers) who would drive church members to see sick members of the church. Mrs. Oden was known as the “Road Runner.”

Mrs. Oden was married to Logan Wallace “Wally” Oden, who preceded her in death.

Mrs. Oden is survived by her daughter, Ann Forehand (Roy), of Edenton; three grandchildren, John Franklin Lamb Jr., of Shoreview, Minnesota, Clifton Douglas Lamb, of Largo, Florida, Wallace Lee Lamb, of Durham; nine great-grandchildren; and step-grandson, Lance K. Forehand.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Oden was preceded in death by two sons, Earl Wayne Oden and L. W. “Logan” Oden Jr.

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