ROTAN - Odelia "Odie" Garcia, 52, passed away Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at an Abilene Hospital.¬† Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at the Foursquare Church with burial in Belvieu Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.¬†Rosary will be at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at the funeral home.¬† Online condolences may be made at weathersbeerayfh.com
Odie was born March 3, 1960, to Francisco and Maria Garcia in Rotan.¬†She married Randy Helms in 1980 at Rotan.¬†She graduated from Texas State Technical College and was an LVN at West Texas Center for MHMR. She was a lifelong resident of Fisher County.¬†Odie was raised Catholic but later attended the Foursquare Church.¬†She loved music.¬†
Odie was preceded in death by her parents and a former husband (Randy Helms).
She is survived by one son, Robert Helms of San Marcos;¬†one daughter and son-in law, Renee and Julian Garcia of Sweetwater; four brothers and three sisters-in-law, Richard Garcia, Reynaldo and Reina Garcia, Armando and Mollie Garcia and Erasmo and Deana Garcia;¬†five sisters and four brothers-in-law, Esther and Tony Baldivia, Elida and Gil Almanza, Virginia Garcia, Guadalupe and Anselno Lopez and Janie and Rick Martinez; three grandchildren, Avery Garcia, Briana Garcia and Michael Garcia;¬† numerous nieces and nephews;¬†and her loving dog, Mojo.