Mary Odell (Hill) Pugh

Mary Odell (Hill) Pugh was born in Mississippi on Nov. 29, 1922 to Elbert and Mary Lillian (Watson) Hill.

Odell lived in Dyersburg, Tenn., where she married Hubert “Coon” Pugh on May 9, 1942. Her first two sons, James and Bob, were born in Tennessee. Coon, Odell and boys moved to Oregon where Coon pursued a career in the logging industry. Roy and Rob were added to the family during their time in North Bend. Coon and Odell moved their family to Oakridge, Ore., in 1959. Their fifth son, Dan, was born in 1962 which . . .