1936 — 2021
Gisela (Stiel) Odom, 84, of Longview, TX was called home on February 17, 2021, to begin her eternal life in the presence of our Heavenly Father. Gisela was born in Kirchberg, Germany on September 07, 1936 to Peter and Elsie Elizabeth Stiel. Gisela and her siblings, two (2) brothers and two (2) sisters, were all born and raised in Germany. In 1959, at the age of 23, Gisela married James Luther Odom. Shortly thereafter, Gisela, and her two young children left Germany, and joined her husband in Longview, TX. In 1960, James and Gisela welcomed in their third child; Diane Odom. Gisela called Longview, TX home, up until the time of her death. She loved her role as a housewife and stay-at-home...