Cleada N. Oldham, age 71 died Thursday, November 5, 2009 in Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado. Cleada was born in Kentucky on July 3, 1938 to the late Audie and Clara (Yates) Baldwin. Cleada was a hard worker, loved to be outside in the yard and loved being around her family. She was a good mother, sister, grandmother and friend and will be greatly missed the community.
Cleada is survived by 2 sons - Charles ""Bub"" Collins of Shawneetown and Danny Collins of Harrisburg. 3 Daughters - Phyllis Oldham of Shawneetown, Debbie Collins of Shawneetown and Cindy McGhee of Shawneetown. Also 3 Brothers - Raymond Baldwin of Arkansas, and Gordan and Bobby Baldwin of Harvard, IL and 1 Sister - Helen Schime of Harvard, IL.
She is also survived by 12 Grandchildren and 20 Great Grandchildren and her loving companion for many years, Don Hodge.
She was preceded in death by a brother George Baldwin and a Great Granddaughter.
Visitation for Cleada will be on Sunday, November 8, 1099 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the Cox and Son Funeral Home in Shawneetown with the Funeral service on Monday, November 9, 2009 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Jack Hall officiating. Interment will be in Westwood Cemetery.
You may leave a note of comfort to the family at www.coxandson.com