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Barbara Sides

April 29, 1935 ~ December 1, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Barbara Sides Obituary

Barbara Anne Sides, age 88, of Versailles, Illinois passed away at 9:24 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2023 at the Beardstown Health and Rehab Center.

She was born April 29, 1935 in Meredosia, Illinois the daughter of Marvin and Lorena Daniels Yeakel.  She married Graydon Dale Sides on September 24, 1955 and he preceded her in death on March 22, 2020. 

Mrs. Sides was a homemaker. 

She was a graduate of Meredosia High School and then attended Western Illinois Teacher’s College in Macomb, Illinois.  

Barbara also attended Versailles Christian Church.  She always enjoyed playing bingo and bowling, but her greatest joys were caring for her grandchildren and cooking for her family. 

Survivors include 4 children Vicky Jackson of Wildwood, Missouri, Richard Sides, Mark Sides and Mary Wiese all of Versailles, Illinois.  5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents and 1 son Kurt Sides. 

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2023 in the Versailles West Side Cemetery with Pastor Nathan Worstell officiating. 

There will be no visitation. 

Memorials are suggested to the Versailles Christian Church and may be left at or mailed to the Hendricker Funeral Home, 406 South Capitol Avenue, Mt. Sterling, Illinois 62353. 

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Graveside Service
December 5, 2023

2:00 PM
Versailles West Side Cemetery
541 West 2nd Street
Versailles, IL 62378

There will be no visitation


Versailles Christian Church


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