Sakina Abdus Salaam


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Sakina Salaam

Sakina Abdus Salaam, 73, of Des Moines, Washington passed away on November 10, 2021.  She was fondly known to her family as Sissy or Sis.

Sakina was born on August 23, 1948, in New York City the daughter of Herbert S. and Bolling (Strickland)Odlum.  Sakina’s birth name was Andree’ Odlum.

After graduating from High School, Sakina became an Airline Stewardess for Eastern Airlines where she worked for many years.

In her spare time, she enjoyed listening to R & B oldies and enjoyed a simple life finding ways to be frugal and prudent with her money.  Sakina followed a vegetarian diet and spent most of her adult life as a devout Muslim.

She is predeceased by her parents and son Amin.

Sakina is survived by her twin brother Andre Odlum; sisters Beverly Odlum and Veronica Giddings;  four children  Nneka, Everett  Jr, Jojo, Sidney Oliphant, and their father Everett Oliphant Sr.; as well as five grandchildren Nahsic, Katherine, Spencer, Mya, William.

At her request, there will be no service held.  Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

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