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County treasurer

Irene Hamblin O'Dell, American county treasurer. Recipient Blue Ribbons in cooking, canning, flowers, vegetables, fruits, sewing and crafts Newport Agricultural Fair. Active Newport (Virginia) Agricultural Fair, since 1985. Member Parent-Teachers Association, Dominion Bank (advisory board member since 1988).

Background

O'Dell, Irene Hamblin was born on May 5, 1928 in Berton, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Edmond E. and Gladys H. (Deweese) H.

Education

Student computer science, New River Community College, Dublin, Virginia, 1986, 88;student, University Virginia, 1988-1991.

Career

Payroll clerk, Celanese Corporation of America, Narrows, Virginia, 1945-1955;payroll clerk, National Gypsum Company, Goldbond, Virginia, 1957-1962;secretary, Giles High School, Pearisburg, Virginia, 1962-1967;department treasurer, Giles County, Pearisburg, 1968-1987;treasurer, Giles County, Pearisburg, 1988-1991.

Religion

People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform us, and so we should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

Politics

All human life is sacred and created by God and therefore, we must see all human life as significant and valuable. When governments implement the death penalty, then the life of the convicted person is devalued and all possibility of change in that person’s life ends.

Views

The family is encompassing a wider range of options than that of the two-generational unit of parents and children.

Membership

Active Newport (Virginia) Agricultural Fair, since 1985. Member Parent-Teachers Association, Dominion Bank (advisory board member since 1988).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: crafts, cooking.

Connections

Married Thomas S. O'Dell, December 23, 1946 (deceased March 1989). Children: Franklin E., Toma O.

father:
Edmond E. H.

mother:
Gladys H. (Deweese) H.

spouse:
Thomas S. O'Dell

children:
Franklin E. O'Dell

Toma O. O'Dell