Evelyn Sides

Staff Writer
Woodford Times

Evelyn V. Sides, 86, of Metamora, Ill., formerly of Manito and Green Valley, passed away at 1:25 a.m. Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at Morton Villa Care Center.

She was born on Nov. 10, 1923 in Leoma, Tenn., a daughter of Howard Johnson and Ester B. Thomas Yeager.

She married Joseph C. Sides on Nov. 26, 1940 in Pulaski, Tenn. He passed away on Jan. 22, 2004.

Survivors include two daughters, Glenda (Fred) Aellig of Normal, Ill.; Phyllis Farnam of Metamora, Ill.; one son, Steven (Marsha) Sides of Mount Sterling, Ill.; one sister, Mary Stricklin of Savannah, Tenn.; six grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers.

Evelyn was a member of Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church in Astoria.

Funeral services were held  Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka.

Randy Webb officiated.

Burial was in Olio Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.