Boise Lee Oden



Boise Lee Oden Jr,

“Sonny” aka “Big Bull” was Born on

September 4, 1944, in Opelika, Al to the late Boise Oden Sr. And the late Gussie Mae Gentry Oden

He was united in marriage to the love of his life Willie Ann Swift Oden on September 29, 1964. With this union they had five Children.

Boise was a Hardworking man providing for his family. He was known for collecting old money, guns, antiques and Trading at the West Over Flea Market

He was employed at the City of Alabaster Water Works for 7 years. Later he became a supervisor

for the City of Pelham Water Works where he retired after 40 plus years of service.

Boise has eight siblings, Tommy Charles Oden, Rose (Thomas) Parker and Jenny Lynn Adams.

4 siblings proceed him in death Robert Oden, James Oden, Lela Mae Oden Buckhannon and Essie (Anthony) Buckhannon. One Grandson proceed him in death Lorenzo Darnez  Oden

Boise departed this life on February 17, 2022, at his home in Center point Al.

Boise leaves to cherish his memories: his beloved and dedicated wife of 57 years Willie Ann Oden.

Three sons: Alvy Oden, Boise III (Sarah) Oden and Dennis Oden. Two Daughters: Gussie Darlene Oden and Latesha (Derek) Bishop. 12 Grandchildren, 17 Great Grandchildren. One Aunt Betty Jean Gentry.

A host Nieces, Nephews, in laws, Cousins and Friends.   A Special Niece Connie Parker Brown (The Boss Lady) Special Cousins, James Tanniehill and Brenda Tanniehill Mitchell. Special Friends, David Sumerlin and Willie Lee McNeal.

Viewing will be held Friday, February 25, 2022, from 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. at The Good Shepherd.

A Graveside Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, February 26, 2022, at 1:00 P.M. at Galilee Cemetery in Saginaw, Al.

Bishop Rodney Brown – Officiating.

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February 25, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Good Shepherd Funeral Home Inc.
150 White St.
Montevallo, AL 35115


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