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Mrs. Dorothy Marie Odom Scarbrough
Age 55
Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11:00 am
Friendship MB Church
Visitation will be held from 9 am until service time
At the church
Burial in the church Cemetery
Dorothy Marie Scarbrough lovingly called “Dot” was born February 2, 1961, to the late Johnnie Oneal Odom, Sr., and Lula Ree Odom.

Preceded her in death where her two twin sisters; Jurlean Mingo, Mae Ola Simon, one brother Johnnie Oneal Odom Jr., and one niece Shonda Galloway. She attended Columbia High School and further her education at Jackson State University and the University of Southern Mississippi, as she earned her degree in Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Study, where she her career employed with PRVO Family Services. She joined Friendship Missionary Baptist Church at an early age, later she moved her membership to Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. She loved to cook and spend time with her family and friends. She was a “people person”, always spoke what was on her mind, and most of all her favorite words she used was “very good”. Through her pain and suffering she kept that smile because she knew God had her back.

She leaves to cherish her loving memories, her husband John Scarbrough, one son Tron Scarbrough, four step children; Angel Scarbrough, John Scarbrough, Jr., Alexandra Scarbrough and Donald Brown, two brothers; Ray Charles (Andrea)Odom of Charleston, SC, and Jessie(Kim)Odom of Bardstown, KY, four sister; Barbara Galloway, Rena Toney, Carolyn Odom, all of Columbia, MS, Rose Odom of Gulfport, MS, special in laws Sara Odom of Charleston, SC, mother in law Dorothy Scarbrough of Wiggins, MS, Six sister in law;Ella (Richard) Dayton Indian Head, MD, Shewanda (Randy) Scarbrough, Leonardtown, MD, Darlene (William III) Bolton of Beaumont, MS, Yolanda Scarbrough of Wiggins, MS, two brothers in law; Floyd Scarbrough of New Orleans, LA, Curtis Scarbrough of Gulfport, MS, Special Godchild Kenneth Mingo of Columbia, five grandchildren and a host of lovely nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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  • Thursday, January 19, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Smith Funeral Home of Mississippi
  • Thursday, January 19, 2017
    John I just wanted to let you know that you & Tron are in my thoughts & prayers at this time. Please let me know if I can do anything for you guys. VFW Department Secretary (State of Mississippi)
    ~ Cynthia   Brandon, MS
  • Thursday, January 19, 2017
    John you and your family are in our prayers, God bless you and your family as you go thru hard times with the loss of a loved one. Remember this is a time of celebration not sadness as your wife is in heaven looking over all her family. God Bless you thru out these tough times.
    ~ Louis George   Wiggins, MS
  • Thursday, January 19, 2017
    My prayers are with Dorothy's family and friends during this very difficult time. Hoping you all find comfort knowing she suffers no more and is with our Heavenly Father. May she rest in peace knowing she was loved and admired.
    ~ Anna Gonzalez Rose   Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ
  • Wednesday, January 25, 2017
    We are so sorry to hear about Ms. Dorothy's passing. While we are saddened, our Heavenly Father gives us reason for hope. He promises at Revelation 21:4 to put an end to tears, pain, and death. We hope that your family continues to receive much comfort and support in the days to come.
    ~ Floyd Family
  • Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    I would like to express my deepest and heartfelt condolences to the family of Dorothy Scarbrough. I am truly sorry for the lost that your family is feeling. When ever we lose such a caring and loving person, it is one of the hardest experiences that any of us can go thru. And because of that my thoughts and prayers are with your family. Take comfort in knowing that God never intent for us to deal with sickness or death. But have assure in this wonderful promise that God holds out to us. He promise each of us that very soon he is going to reunite us back with all those loved ones that we have lost. (John 5:28,29) Until that time, cherish all the wonderful memories that you have of Mrs. Dorothy. These precious memories will console the family in the day's ahead.
    ~ LaToya JOhnson   Baltimore, MD