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Linda Oden

July 17, 1946 — March 19, 2024

Linda Oden peacefully passed to her eternal home in Heaven at the age of 77 on March 19, 2024, in Semmes, Alabama.

She was born on July 17, 1946 in Bradford, PA to Amos and Martha Schaffer and was the eighth child of nine. She was one of eight sisters and had one brother. After meeting her husband, Bobby there in Bradford, Pennsylvania she moved to Mobile, Alabama.

Mrs. Oden was a devoted Christian and prayer warrior who served on prayer teams most of her adult life. She enjoyed baking the best chocolate chip cookies you've ever tasted, loved shopping, getting her nails done, traveling to visit family, phone calls with her sisters, listening to worship music, and watching Rawhide.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents, Amos and Martha Schaffer, her sisters, Gloria Oleksa, Elizabeth Welch, Norma Wells and her first grandson, Joshua Oden.

Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband, Bobby Clark Oden, her son and daughter-in-law Joe and Trisha Oden and their children, Noah, Abigail, and Jaxon Oden; her step-son and daughter-in-law, John and Annette Oden and their children, Justin Oden and Aliyah Oden Hines (Tolbert Hines); siblings, Joan Heller, Marilyn Gross, Maurine Schaffer, Henry Schaffer, Carol Steele, and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation for friends begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 23rd; the service will begin at noon. Graveside will follow at Mobile Memorial Gardens at 6100 Three Notch Road, Mobile, AL 36619.

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Public Visitation

Saturday, March 23, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm

Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home

6040 Three Notch Road, Mobile, AL 36619

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 23, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home

6040 Three Notch Road, Mobile, AL 36619

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