Pearl Odell Maddox
- Date Of Birth: August 27, 1945
- Date Of Death: November 21, 2021
- State: North Carolina
Pearl Odell (Dixon) Maddox was born August 27, 1945 to the late James E. and Edna Anderson Dixon in Java, VA. (Halifax). Odell entered into eternal rest on Sunday, November 21,2021
She was educated and graduated from the Halifax County Public School System. Pearl (Odell) accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at the age of 10, was baptized and joined County Line Baptist Church. After graduating high school, Pearl (Odell) moved to Washington, D.C. Upon arriving to Washington, DC she worked at S&W Cafeteria. She later met and married Charles Vernon Maddox, Jr. From this union they had three children Frenchel, Charles III, and Lesley.
She later worked at Dart Drug as a Cashier/Pharmacy Clerk. In October 1989, she gained employment at Union Labor Life Insurance Company (ULLICO) in the File Room as a File Clerk/Switchboard Operator, retiring after nineteen (19) years of service. She loved her job and the people she worked with at each of her jobs throughout the years. She was a member at Ebenezer AME Church in Fort Washington, MD. Pearl (Odell) loved God and always wanted to learn more about Him.
After retiring from ULLICO she moved to Charlotte, NC. While living in Charlotte, she volunteered at the local nursing home three (3) days per week until her cousin became ill.
Odell (Pearl) was a member at Grace AME Zion Church in Charlotte, NC where she served on the Deaconess Board, Food Pantry, and Senior Committee.
Preceding her in eternal life are her parents, James and Edna Dixon; her three brothers, Sonny, Hubert, and William Dixon; two sisters MayNell and Deloris; three nephews Leslie Coleman, Michael and Mark Bruner; three cousins Earl Dixon, Samuel Dixon and Lynn Coleman.
She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters Frenchel L. M. Moss (Gregory); Lesley M. Perkins; One son Charles V. Maddox III ; one brother Jimmie D. Dixon (Las); three sisters-in-law Fannie Dixon (Hubert), Marie Richardson (William), Phyllis Dixon (William); four granddaughters Karlee and Carmin Maddox; Nia Moss and Aaliyah Maddox; three grandsons Noah Moss, Carlos Maddox and Nathaniel Perkins; two great-grandsons Karson and Kayson Maddox; two aunts Arnithia Ross & Elsie Anderson and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.Pearl Odelle Maddox ,76, passed away, Saturday, November 20, 2021 at her residence.