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Southern Forest Heritage Museum Employee Wendell Odom Passes

The Southern Forest Heritage Museum is saddened today to report the sudden passing of our gift shop manager and wedding helper Wendell Odom. He was hospitalized late last week and died suddenly this morning. The cause of death is unknown at this time. Wendell was a great friend to all who visited at the museum and was liked and appreciated by all, employees, volunteers and visitors alike. All of us at the museum will miss him greatly. 

Visitation will be at the Lighthouse Church in Oakdale at 6:00 pm Tuesday evening, June 11. The funeral will be at the Church at 2:00 pm on Wednesday.

Any donations to the museum in the memory of Wendell will given to his family to offset his recent medical expenses.  

In respect for Wendell, the Museum will be closed on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 as well.