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Dru O'Dell

Jun 13th, 1952 - Dec 12th, 2023

Funeral Ceremony: 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 19, 2023, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora

Visitation: 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the funeral home


      Dru Ann O’Dell, age 71, of Clay City, Illinois, passed away early Tuesday morning, December 12, 2023, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.

      She was born June 13, 1952, in Flora, the daughter of Marion Jeff and Phyllis (Daugherty) Bible.

      Dru operated Clay City Slaughter and Processing until it closed in 2000.  She then worked at the mailing center and upon it closing its doors later worked at North American Lighting in Flora until her retirement.  Dru attended Clay City Christian Church and enjoyed reading, quilting, and spending time with her beloved cats.

      She is survived by a daughter: Dena (Ed) McCracken of Clay City; mother: Phyllis Bible of Louisville; 3 grandchildren: Cheyenne O’Dell of Clay City, Leland O’Dell of Clay City, and Edward McCracken Jr. of Kell; 3 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; a brother: Steven (Donna) Bible of Louisville; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

      She was preceded in death by her father; a brother: Mark Bible; a sister: Krystal Lewis; a special sister: Jennifer Bible; and a brother-in-law: Marty Lewis.

      A funeral ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 19, 2023, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses, and these will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:  


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Brenda Kittle Bandy

December 13th

Phyllis, and all the family, I am so sorry you have lost Dru Ann. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God bless you all!❤

Lucy Eckelberry & Will Landreth

December 13th

DruAnn was a very sweet lady. We worked with her for years at the mailing center. She will be missed!

Carrie Lee

December 13th

Dru was the cool mom ! I spent most of my teenage years at her house! She was always very welcoming & sweet! She was definitely one of a kind ! I love her & her family just like my own ! Prayers for you all during this difficult time ! RIP DruAnn you will always be remembered fondly & missed greatly! I’m here if you need anything!

December 13th

So sorry for your loss. Prayers and Blessings

Glenda McDowell

December 13th

Our deepest sympathy to all the family. Dru Ann was a special person and a friend I will miss. I have always cherished the nativity scene that she made for us years ago and now I’ll cherish it even more. ❤️ Love

Steve and Gayla Karns

December 14th

Dena sorry for your loss if you need anything. Let me know ok

Walter J. Chaney

December 15th

Thoughts and prayers!

Leon & Glenda Sharp

December 16th

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family,



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Frank & Bright Funeral Home
and Cremation Services

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Flora, Illinois 62839

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