Resident of the Month

Thomas E. O’Dell

March 2019

His name is Thomas E. O’Dell, but please call him Colonel! Before he came to Stone County, he was in rehab at Woodland Village Nursing Center in Diamondhead. A resident of Gainesville, Fla., he has a master’s degree in hospital administration and served in the Army as a combat paramedic for more than 15 years. He is married to Suzanne O’Dell and has four sons and nine grandchildren. “My favorite thing to do is visit with my grandchildren,” he says. Mr. O’Dell’s — sorry, Colonel’s! — hobbies include playing Bingo and Scrabble, reading the newspaper, bird watching while sitting with his peers and telling stories of his life.


More Stories


Caregiver, Your Health Matters Too

February 2022 | Letter from Administrator
If you’re a devoted caregiver to a loved one, you automatically fall into the admirable category as one who practices…

Celebrating Black History Month

February 2022 | From our Desks
February is Black History Month. All month long, we will be celebrating the life, achievements, and accomplishments of notable African…

Tips for Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolution

January 2022 | Letter from Administrator
As we head into the new year, we are always faced with the question of, “What is your New Year’s…
Schedule a tour today!
Schedule tour