Obituary: Thomas Alvie Oden


Thomas Alvie Oden, of Cullman passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 at the age of 78.

Thomas was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. After retiring as a machinist at Americold, he drove the CARTS bus and the church bus. He was a dedicated member of Northbrook Church. He was a huge Cullman Bearcats football fan. He never missed a game until his grandchildren became active at Vinemont.

He is preceded in death by his parents Lonnie and Obera Perkins Oden; sister Betty Weaver; and brother Ray Oden.

Thomas is survived by his wife Dianna Friedrich Oden; daughters Marie (Chris) Pair and Felicia Oden Skipper; son Thomas Oden; seven grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

The Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Thomas Oden will be Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Moss Service Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Condolences and special memories may be shared with the family at

Moss Service Funeral Home directing.