Samuel Edward Oldham Sr.

Published 6:00 am Thursday, December 4, 2003

Memorial services for Samuel Edward Oldham Sr. of Brookhaven,formerly of Jackson, are 11 a.m., Dec. 27, at First UnitedMethodist Church. His body was donated, at his request, to theUniversity of Mississippi Medical Center to help train in themedical field, at his request.

Mr. Oldham, 94, died Dec. 2, 2003, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in West Point on Sept. 14, 1909.

He was a chemist and founder of Missco Paint Corporation inJackson. He was a member of First United Methodist Church.

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Survivors are his wife, Jean Ratliff Oldham; his daughter andson-in-law, Bettye Oldham Ware and Clifton of St. Paul, Minn.; hissons and daughter-in-law, Sam Oldham Jr. and Carolyn of Brookhaven,and Scott Crawford Oldham of Chattanooga, Tenn.; fivegrandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.