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Longtime bank official, Frank Oldham, passes away

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Frank W. Oldham Jr. (Source: UAMS) Frank W. Oldham Jr. (Source: UAMS)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A longtime banking official in Jonesboro has died this week.

Jonesboro native Frank W. Oldham Jr. passed away Tuesday morning at UAMS, according to Emerson Funeral Home.

Mr. Oldham was the chairman and chief executive officer of American State Bank until the bank merged with BancorpSouth Bank in 2005.  He then became the regional president for Northeast Arkansas of BancorpSouth until his retirement in 2008.

In 1990 to 2000, Mr. Oldham served on the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees.  He became the chairman of that board in the last two years.

The longtime banker was also a finalist for the University of Arkansas System presidency in 2011.

More information about Mr. Oldham's funeral arrangements can be found here.      

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