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Elsie Irene (Odom) Vanek

   Elsie Irene (Odom) Vanek died on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 at the Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Eastview Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.
   Vanek was born Oct. 31, 1920 in Vernon. She was the daughter of the late W.A. and Pearl Odom. She married Tommy Vanek on March 11, 1939. He preceded her in death in December of 1995.
   Vanek worked at Ferguson Grocery Store and Vernon Manufacturing Company for over 30 years. She retired from there and moved to Lake Nocona. She and her husband moved to Breckenridge in 1989.
   Vanek was preceded in death by her parents and numerous brothers and sisters. She is survived by one brother, Clois L. (Happy) Odom of Vernon; two daughters, Nomie Crisp of Vernon and JoAnn Mann of Breckenridge; seven grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 26 great-great-grandchildren.
   Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015 from 1 p.m. until service time.
   Memorials may be made to Solaris Hospice. Online condolences may be made at

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