Pastor Odell Drake
June 4, 1935 - November 18, 2021
Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service
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Calhoun Funeral Home Rockside Road
23000 Rockside Rd.
Bedford Heights, OH 44146
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Friday 12/3, 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Cathedral Worship Center
21600 Euclid Avenue
, Ohio 44117
Saturday 12/4, 10:30 am

Odell Joiner was born on June 4, 1935 in Butler, Georgia as the second oldest child of the late Jesse Joiner and the late Lilly Mae Hayes. She grew up in the Deep South where she and her family worked as sharecroppers. It was there she met Willie H. Montfort whom she later married. From …
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Sharon Lewis left a message on December 5, 2021:
Marilyn I'm so sorry for your loss. I will miss your mom. May god comfort you and your family.
Delores Vaden Famoly left a message on December 4, 2021:
prayers and Condolences A very Sweet Lady
Jerome Mitchell left a message on December 4, 2021:
In memory of Pastor Odell Drake, Jerome Mitchell lit a candle
Charmayne Lawrence- Drake left a message on December 4, 2021:
Condolences to the entire family. Mama Drake you welcome me into your life with my daddy. Beautiful soul.
James Penn left a message on December 4, 2021:
In memory of Pastor Odell Drake, James Penn lit a candle
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Letitia Hambrick left a message on December 4, 2021:
God's peace and grace to the family a beautiful mother. One who served many a warrior a queen. Grace to the family much love and many prayers.
Cynthia left a message on December 4, 2021:
Powerful woman of God and prayer warrior. I am truly blessed to have know her and to have had the opportunity to pray together. I pray that God will bless and hold the family extra close in the hour. Much Love to you all.💖❤💖
cheryl lewis left a message on December 3, 2021:
Marilyn, Sending heartfelt sympathy to you and your family in the passing of your beloved mother. I can see her smiling while serving God's people especially while ministering along with you. Pastor (Mother) Drake was such a blessing to the body of Christ. The anointing that was on her permeated throughout the room in the midst of her helping serve with WE WIN MINISTRY. Thank God for the outpour of blessings that she brought with her to the building. The residents of Skyline Tower (Lupica Towers) will forever remember a beautiful woman of God. We are eternally grateful for you sharing her gifts and talents with us. Sending love and prayers of comfort and peace to you and your family .Skyline Tower Resident and Staff
Pastor Melvin D. Brown left a message on December 2, 2021:
Resolution of Respect for Pastor Odell Drake We the Officers and Members of the Gospel Temple Baptist Church want the family to know that our hearts are with you during this hour of bereavement. Whereas, God, in his infinite wisdom has sent the death angel into our midst; this time releasing and calling into that new and larger life, the gentle spirit of your loved one, Pastor Drake. All that knew her and graced her presence loved her. Imagine a world without beauty and fragrance of flowers; and what would the world be without the beauty and fragrance of Christian lives? Our friend’s life has not been in vain; it has filled its place in the world, and will always fill a place in our hearts and memories. To the family, be assured that Pastor Drake’s soul is safe with the Heavenly Father to dwell throughout eternity. Therefore be it resolved, that we support and embrace the family. While we mourn Pastor Drake’s going from us, we are resigned to the Divine Will of the Heavenly Father. That we give thanks to God for Pastor Drake’s life among us, for her gentle nature, and kindness of heart. We know dear loved ones of Pastor Odell Drake, that your sorrow is great and that you are sad to see her go. Recognize that our loss is Heaven's Gain. Dear family, remember that we are all here for you to talk, to remember, to cry and love you all. Humbly Submitted on this 4th day of December, 2021. The Pastor, Officers and Members of Gospel Temple Baptist Church, Campbell, Ohio Rev. Melvin D. Brown, Pastor
Vikki Barnes left a message on November 28, 2021:
To my dear beloved mother n love, thank you for always loving me as your extended daughter. After being married to your son for 18 years you have become my second mother! I will miss those random phone calls when the weather is bad to make sure we are okay or to make sure Walt, is okay where ever he is in the world! I will always love you! Vikki B
Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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