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Myrtle Sides

October 22, 2012

Myrtle Avis Files Sides, 83, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at Starkville Manor.  

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 in the Welch Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Yeatman officiating.
Burial will follow in the McClelland Cemetery.
Visitation was held 5-7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 at Welch Funeral Home.
Welch Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements.

She was a homemaker and a member of Adaton Baptist Church. 

Mrs. Sides is survived by her husband of 64 years, Floyd "Doc" Sides of Starkville; daughter, Linda (Ken) Barksdale of Starkville; brothers, Wayne Dawkins, Carol Dawkins, and Calvin Dawkins; sister, Doris Thomas; grandchildren, Ken (Emily) Barksdale of Baton Rouge, La. and Lori (Mark) Yeatman of Bentonia; five great-grandchildren, Stella Barksdale, Sadie Barksdale, Sailor Barksdale, Alex Yeatman and Jake Yeatman.   

She was preceded in death by her parents, John William Files and Ruby Mae Woods Files; and brothers, Ozel Dawkins and Leon Dawkins.

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