Odell E. “Digger” Matheny - April 16, 2011

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SELKIRK – Odell E. “Digger” Matheny, 75, passed away suddenly Saturday, April 16, 2011. Odell was born in Dowdy, Arkansas and has lived in the Ravena-Selkirk area most of his live.
In 1997 he retired from the former Blue Circle Cement Co. after many years of service. He was an animal lover especially cats.
Survivors include his wife, Janette Matheny of Selkirk; son, Michael Matheny of Ravena; daughter Cyndi Thomas of Oregon; sisters, Olean Huskey and Florene Collins both of Arkansas, Lorena Parr and Doris Sullivan both of Missouri; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Odell was predeceased by his parents, Elmer and Allie Matheny and two brothers.
Funeral services will be held 6 PM Wednesday, April 20th at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. Friends may call at the funeral home prior to the service starting at 4 PM. Contributions in memory of Odell may be made to the Mohawk & Hudson River Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave., Menands, NY 12204.