Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
OLDHAM, Louise A. (PHIPPS)91 Centralia IL>St. Louis MO CarlyleUB 06 Jul 1988 Linda Holthaus 

Mrs. Robert W. (Louise A.) Oldham, 91, of Shattuc, died June 28, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.

A daughter of John T. and Elizabeth Fleuti Phipps, she was born in Centralia on Jan. 11, 1897. She married Robert W. Oldham on Oct. 31, 1922, and he survives.

Other survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Karen Maench of Shattuc and Mrs. Jeanne Cooper of Austin Tex.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Mrs. Mabel O’Dell and Mrs. Florence Downey, both of Alma.

Mrs. Oldham was a lifelong area resident. She was a member of the Shattuc United Methodist Church. She had been employed as a nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital and prior to that had worked for Illinois Bell.

Rev. Lee Drayton officiated at services held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, July 1st, at the Garnier and Sons Funeral Home in Centralia. Burial was in Elmwood cemetery.


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