Celia Lancaster Oldham, 58


FAYETTEVILLE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Celia Lancaster Oldham, age 58, of Fayetteville will be conducted Thursday at 10 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Van Johnson officiating.

Burial will follow in Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Oldham passed away Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at her residence.

She was a native of Wilson County and the daughter of Jim and Vondell Green Lancaster of Lebanon. Mrs. Oldham was a homemaker and a member of the Fayetteville First Baptist Church.

Survivors in addition to her parents include her husband Glenn Oldham of Fayetteville; daughters Katie Hill and husband Mike, Liz Hammons and husband Keith, Maggie Byrne and husband TJ and Emily Oldham -- all of Fayetteville; grandchildren Josh, Rachel and Gus Hill, Emma, Glenn, Jim and Ellie Hammons, Grady and Molly Byrne; siblings Lucy (Ewin) Cowley of Fayetteville, Jim Lancaster (Debi) of Watertown and John (Penny) Lancaster of Lebanon as well as several nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family will be Wednesday 5-8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Riverside Christian Academy Athletics, 116 Riverside Drive, Fayetteville, TN 37334 One of Mrs. Oldham’s greatest joys was watching her grandchildren play sports.

Higgins Funeral Home, Fayetteville, is in charge of arrangements.