Opal “Nadine” Oldham, 86, of Albany, GA passed away on April 11, 2020 at Wynfield Park Health and Rehabilitation. A private interment will be held at Andersonville National Cemetery at a later date.
Nadine was born in Stafford, Ok, to the late William and Martha Keeton. She had resided in Albany since 2008 when she moved away from her beloved Oklahoma. Nadine was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She enjoyed visiting new residents at Wynfield and delivered mail daily to all the floors trying to spread her joy of life with the other residents. Nadine was a life time member of VFW and served many roles at the Colorado State level.
Mrs. Oldham was blessed to be married to two wonderful men, Albert Shelton and later Melvin Oldham. She was preceded in death by two, sisters Gayle and Roberta, and her brother Eddie. Survivors include her daughter LaVern Shelton Johnson of Albany, GA, son William A. Shelton of Kingman, AZ, grandchildren Daniel E. Johnson of Albany, GA, Douglas E. Johnson of Leesburg, GA, Jessica Shelton Chapon of Indialantic, FL, Michael Shelton of Key West, FL, and four Great Grandchildren, Luke, Ada, Charlie, Paul, four sisters Debbie, Katheryn, Evelyn, and Mildred, three brothers, Dale, David, and Donnie and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers those desiring may make memorials to the Activities Department at Wynfield Park and Rehabilitation, 223W. Third Avenue, Albany GA. 31701. She loved her Bingo, and that this committee keep her and her friends busy.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the nurses, social workers, CNA’s, and all other staff that had a part in making her comfortable and loved. You were her family when we couldn’t be there.