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Delano O’Dell

Services for longtime Florence Police Chief Delano F. O’Dell, 83, who died Sunday at St. Luke Living Center in Marion, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Hillcrest Cemetery at Florence. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Zeiner Funeral Home in Marion.

He was born Aug. 4, 1934, to Orvis and Thelma Barlow O’Dell at Garden City.

He married Barbara Harbison of Clements on June 5, 1955. They moved to Florence in the early 1960s, and he retired in 1996. He enjoyed camping and woodworking.

He was preceded in death by a son, Scott, and his wife, Barbara.

Survivors include son Michael of Marion; daughter Dianna Burnett of Marion; brother Delvin O’Dell of Peabody; sister Dee Nuessen of El Dorado; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A memorial has been established with Good Shepherd Hospice.

Last modified Oct. 5, 2017