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educator , writer

Fay Giles Oden, American writer, educator. Certified in cosmetology. Recipient award for Dedicated Volunteer Service, Cincinnati Charter of Ohio Credit Union League, 1983, other awards.

Background

Oden, Fay Giles was born on November 17, 1929 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Charley Junior and Phenizie (Hodge) Giles.

Education

Bachelor, Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State University, Nashville, 1951.

Career

Elementary teacher, Cincinnati Public Schools, 1954-1984;substitute teacher, Cincinnati Public Schools, 1985-1994;author, public, Tennedo Publications, Cincinnati, since 1992. Supervising teacher Control State College/U. Cincinnati, 1968-1975. Volunteer tutor; storyteller at various schools and day care centers, Cincinnati, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Certified in cosmetology.

Membership

Finance secretary New Hope Baptist Church Credit Union, Cincinnati, 1982. Volunteer President's Council for a Drug Free American, Cincinnati, 1986. Public speaker and mistress of ceremonies.

Piano teacher to talented children, since 1994. Member Silverton Neighborhood Club (secretary 1987), Urban League of Greater Cincinnati, Zeta Society Public Authors, Zeta Phi Beta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, cooking.

Connections

Married Edward A. Oden, April 16, 1961.

father:
Charley Giles Junior

mother:
Phenizie (Hodge) Giles

spouse:
Edward A. Oden