Jean Oldham of Oxford, passed away June 18, 2015, at the age of 80. She began her banking career as a bookkeeper at Bank of Covington, and retired, after 30 years of employment, as a bank manager from the 278 office. She was a very active member of the First Presbyterian Church where she volunteered for many church projects, was a member of the First Presbyterian Women’s Club and was president of the First Presbyterian Church Women’s Circle. In addition, she was a member of the Covington Woman’s Club. Mrs. Oldham was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and especially enjoyed taking care of her great-grandchildren. Mrs. Oldham was preceded in death by her parents, Johnnie Lloyd and Susie Connell Harper; first husband, Cleon Turner; second husband, Bill Oldham; and step-daughter, Anita Huff.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Nikki and Mark Shirah of Covington; sons and daughter-in-law, Otis and Cheryl Turner of Oxford, Troy Turner of Macon; grandchildren, Heather Tant, Jeremy Shirah, Kelly Shirah, Rhiannon Lowery, Melissa Turner, Dusty Hamby, Cassie Turner; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Shirah, Cheyenne Tant, Kaleigh Tant, Jace Shirah, Caden Rhodes, Gabe Lowery, Madeline Lowery; brother, James R. Harper; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service for Mrs. Oldham will be held Monday, June 22, 2015, 4 p.m., at First Presbyterian Church, in Covington, with Rev. Dr. William B. Wade, Jr., and Rev. Louly Fowler Hay officiating, and interment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, Sunday, June 21, from 7 9 p.m.. Flowers are accepted, or a donation may be made in her memory, to: First Presbyterian Church General Fund, 1169 Clark Street, SW, Covington, GA 30014.
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