Mrs. Mollye Odom Hankerson

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Graveside services for Mrs. Mollye Odom Hankerson of Oglethorpe, Georgia will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery in Montezuma, Georgia with Rev. Allen Waters officiating. 

Mollye Rene Odom Hankerson was born February 4, 1925 to the parentage of the late Mr. Curry Odom and Mrs. Kittie Mae Harvey Odom. At an early age, she professed her faith in Jesus Christ and became an active member of New Hope Baptist Church. She transcended from labor to an everlasting life of peace and rest on October 26, 2012.  

After graduating from the Macon County School System, she continued her education at Albany State University, and later matriculated at The Fort Valley State College, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. Mollye was a passionate, prolific, no nonsense mathematics teacher, devoting her life to the education and edification of the students of Macon County for 41 years.  

She was married to Mr. Charles R. Hankerson, Sr., and to this union, two children were born. A daughter, the late Mrs. Zettawee C. H. Byrom, and a son, Mr. Charles R. Hankerson, Jr. An avid gardener, Mollye spent hours cultivating and maintaining an award winning yard. She loved azaleas and lilies especially, and spent hours doting on the many varieties of flowers and topiaries in her care.  

Preceding her in death are her brother, Mr. Timothy Odom, Sr., and her sisters Mrs. Amye Odom Marshall, and Mrs. Eria Odom Johnson. She leaves to cherish her memory and uphold her legacy her son, Mr. Charles R. Hankerson, Jr.; her sister, Mrs. Rosetta O. Harmon, Cincinnati, Ohio; her brother, Mr. Willie James (Norma) Odom, Montezuma, Georgia; sister in-law, Mrs. Alberta Odom, Montezuma, Georgia; brother-in-law, Mr. Marvin Johnson, Montezuma, Georgia; a granddaughter, Nikki R. Byrom, Oglethorpe; grandson, Kelvin M. Byrom, Oglethorpe, Georgia; a great granddaughter, Kennedy M. Byrom, Fort Valley, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives and friends.  

During her illness, she was blessed to have the love and support of several caring individuals, most specifically, Mrs. Iris Ridley, Mrs. Tyechia Hall, Mrs. Sheila Lester, Mrs. Cassandra Rogers, and Ms. Onethia Sloan, in addition to the other nurses and support staff of United Hospice of Cordele, Georgia.






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Robert Burks,Jr United States
10/29/2012 4:32:19 PM #

May God bless, The Hankerson family and keep them save, I pray for your family From the Robert Burks and family of Dayton,Ohio


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