Freddie Odom is a highly respected individual within the
funeral industry, known for his dedication, compassion, and strong ties to the
community. Born and raised in Whitney, Texas, Freddie completed his education,
spending 12 years in Whitney before graduating from the Commonwealth College of
Mortuary Science in Houston, Texas.
Freddie embarked on his career at Connally-Compton Funeral
Home in Waco, where he honed his skills and demonstrated his commitment to
serving grieving families with utmost professionalism and care. After gaining
valuable experience, he joined Clifton Funeral Home, a decision that would
shape his life for the next 42 years. Throughout his tenure at Clifton Funeral
Home, Freddie has been an integral part of the team, ensuring that families
receive the support and comfort they need during difficult times.
When Freddie takes a break from his duties at the funeral
home, you can often find him sitting outside on his favorite rocker, surrounded
by friends from the community. Many passersby honk, wave, or even stop to join
him in lively conversations and heartfelt laughter. His warm and welcoming
nature has earned him countless friendships and the admiration of those who
Beyond his career and family life, Freddie is an active
member of several fraternal and civic organizations. He has served as the Past
Master of the Clifton Masonic Lodge, demonstrating his commitment to
Freemasonry and its principles. Additionally, Freddie is involved with the
Karem Shrine and Scottish Rite, further exemplifying his dedication to these
Freddie's commitment to community service extends to his
involvement in the Clifton Lions Club, where he actively participates in
initiatives that benefit the local community. Through his involvement, he
continues to make a positive impact and contribute to the betterment of Clifton
and its residents.
Among his many accomplishments, Freddie holds his family
dear and cherishes the relationships he has built over the years. He is
particularly proud of his 50 years of service in the funeral industry, an
achievement that has been recognized and honored with an esteemed award. This
milestone reflects his unwavering dedication to providing comfort and support
to those experiencing loss, embodying the true essence of his profession.