Celebration of Life for Michael “Odie” Brett Oden, 38, of Hollister, was held at The Paddle Wheel, on the Branson Landing, Sept. 13, 2019. Arrangements and cremation were under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. 

He died Sept. 8, 2019. 

Odie was born Sept. 9, 1980, in Grandview, Mo., son of Michael and Paula Jarboe Oden. He was a bartender and enjoyed sharing stories back and forth with the patrons. His true passion was cooking, which he learned at his dad’s side.

He was preceded in death by his mother and grandparents. 

Survivors include his father, of Branson and sisters, Michelle O’Day, of Branson and Alicia Oden, of Springfield, Mo. 

Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be made to suicide prevention at To Write Love on Her Arms at twloha.com. 

To leave online condolences, visit cremationsoftheozarks.com. 

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