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1947 James 2018

James Odell Saffels

January 26, 1947 — June 29, 2018

James Odell Saffels, age 71, passed away at his home on June 29, 2018. 

The following obituary as written by Odell, prior to his death.

“I leave behind my wife of 49 years, Wanda Jo Waldrop Saffels, Love you.

 Survived by one brother, Anthony Saffels, one sister, Sandra Jamerson; two nephews, and three nieces.

I was proceeded in death by my father and mother, Vondell and Grace Saffels, one brother Grandell Saffels, and one sister, Shirley West.

By my request there will not be any services and no flowers.  Donate to your favorite charity and enjoy life.  I think this is the easiest way for my family and friends.  Love you all.”

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