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
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.