Archie Thomas "Tommie" Oldham

archie thomas

April 11, 1933 ~ May 22, 2022

Born in: Moore County, NC
Resided in: Moore County, NC

Archie Thomas “Tommie” Oldham, age 89, of Glendon died peacefully at his home on Sunday, May 22, 2022. 

A native of Moore County, he was a son of the late Henry B. and Bessie Maness Oldham. Tommie worked for 40 years in the textile industry with Collins & Aikman in Siler City. He was a lifelong member of Cool Springs United Methodist Church and has served the church in many capacities over his lifetime. 

He was preceded in death by brothers Walter Oldham, Harvey Oldham and Russell Oldham; sister Wilsie Dalton; sister-in-law Ruth Oldham. 

He is survived by his wife of 66 years Faye Wallace Oldham; daughter Tammy Oldham Mooney and husband Matt of West End; brother Charlie Oldham of Bear Creek; grandson Lyle Barnett and wife Melissa of Gastonia with one great-grandchild one the way, granddaughter; Lindsey Barnett of Asheboro; sisters-in-law Chris Oldham, Janice Oldham; brother-in-law Jim Dalton.

Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Tuesday at Cool Springs United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. William Cashion. The body will lie in state beginning at 2:00 PM. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. 

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Oldham family. 

Online Condolences may be made at


Funeral Service: May 24, 2022 3:00 pm

Cool Springs United Methodist Church
2027 Cool Springs Road
Carthage, NC 28327

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  1. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family of Tommie Oldham. May God give you peace and comfort during this time.

  2. Much sympathy to Faye ,Tammy, Lyle, Charlie and all Tommie’s family.
    Tommie was my boss in the weave room at C&A for many years. He had a great sense of humor. I thought a lot of him.

  3. Faye,
    I’m so sorry to hear of Tommie’s passing. Y’all had some good times with my parents and they thought a lot of your friendship. Please know we can’t be with you due to Mom’s condition but our thoughts and prayers certainly will be. We love you dearly.

  4. Faye, I’m so sad to read of Tommie’s death, he was definitely a fine man. We have enjoyed many meals and fun times together in the past. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you, love you..”.

  5. Mrs. Oldham,Tammy and family,

    Kim and I are grieved for you all in your loss of Mr. Oldham. A kind , quiet and peaceful man with a clear devotion to His family. My interactions with him were positive and encouraging. He will be missed. May God cradle you all in His loving arms in your grief and in the days to come. We love you. Bruce and Kim Williams

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