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Jessie Sides

October 13, 1921 — June 3, 2013


Jessie A. Sides Age 91, of Covington, went to be with the Lord Monday, June 3, 2013, at Greenbrier Nursing Center, Eaton. She was born October 13, 1921, to her parents John & Alice (King) Boone. She was a member of the Old German Baptist Brethren New Conference. Her early years were spent on a farm in Franklin County, VA, near the Pigg River church. She was the third oldest of 13 children and did all she could to help her sweet mother care for them. She had many stories to tell of her childhood days. Jessie married George Henry Durham on February 21, 1941. They lived a few years in Virginia before moving to the Covington, Ohio area. George passed away October 4, 1978 and Jessie married Lester Hubert Sides on November 1, 1980. They had many happy years together until his passing on December 16, 2005. In passing, Jessie leaves her children Calvin (Juel) Durham of Eaton, OH, Loretta (Paul) Hawbaker of Waynesboro, PA; 7 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren; step-children Verna (Jim) Cook of Covington, OH, Charles (Melinda) Sides of Pendleton, IN, Barbara Sides of Arcanum, OH, Denny (Janice) Sides of Greenville, OH, and Marie Sides of State Line, PA; 14 step-grandchildren, 25 step-grandchildren; sister Pauline (Johnny) Brooks of Rocky Mounty, VA, brothers Robert (Betsy ) Boone of Casstown, OH, Claude (Carol) Boone of New Lebanon, OH, Clyde (Hazel ) Boone of Greenville, OH, Ralph (Mary) Boone and Buren (Karen) Boone of Modesto, CA; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers John, Thomas, James; sisters Anna Divers, Rachel Johnson, Lucy Johnson; step-sons Donald Sides and Keith Sides; 2 step-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Friday, June 7, at the Old German Baptist Brethren Church, 6360 Farrington Rd, Covington. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3-5 and 6-8 PM Thursday at Jackson-Sarver Funeral Home, 10 S. High Street, Covington. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton. 324 Wilmington Ave, Dayton, Ohio 45420.

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