Manalida (Likiak) Oldham

Manalida Oldham Obituary PhotoManalida (Likiak) Oldham, 57, of Branson, MO, formerly of Rockaway Beach, MO, February 12, 1960 - September 21, 2017.

Manalida “Leeda” Oldham, age 57, of Branson, Missouri, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017. She came into this world February 12, 1960, the daughter of Calvin and Sepe Likiak in Kosrae, Micronesia. Her father preceded her in death. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.

Leeda enjoyed baking and eating pies and fish, traveling, and shopping. Her favorite color was purple and she enjoyed sharing tootsie rolls with her children. Most of all, she loved her family and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Leeda is survived by her children, Romeo Gene Oldham, and Gianni Kalila Oldham, both of Rockaway Beach, Missouri; nieces, Abelyn Nena of Newport News, Virginia, and Sepe Brown of Walnut Shade, Missouri; former spouse, Gale Oldham of Rockaway Beach, Missouri; brothers, Fletcher Likiak, Rudolph Likiak, and Thurston Likiak; and sisters, Carolyn Benjamin, Hellen Albert, Linda Timothy, and Jane Charley.

A celebration of life will be held at 12:30 PM Sunday, September 24, 2017, at The Sanctuary of Hope on Bee Creek Road in Branson, Missouri with Pastor Sam Kaunley officiating. To leave an online condolence please visit

Published on on September 25, 2017.