My name is Clifford E. Odom, son of Henson H. Odom and Martha Brown Odom.I was born south of Cordova, AL 05/27/2931. My Grandpartents owned a large farm there and we lived there until my father was killed in an automobile accident. At the time I was seven years old. My Mother Martha Brown Odom, raised my family in Walker County, Alabama. We lived in Cordova, Gorgas, Goodsprings, and Parrish, Alabama. I attended Parrish High School, and entered the United States Army in 1948.