Obituaries

Ruby Sides

Jun 25, 2020
Rides, Ruby Orig

Services:

Graveside Services will be held at Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC

Visitation:

Cemetery:

Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC

Memorials:

St. Paul United Methodist Church, La Porte City, IA or Bethlehem Baptist Church, Kings Mountain, NC

Biography

Ruby Sides, 98, La Porte City, IA, died at La Porte City Specialty Care on Thursday, June 25, 2020.

 

She was born November 19, 1921, in Kings Mountain, NC, daughter of Butler and Fannie Whisnant Dixon.

 

Ruby married Warren Artman Sides on December 15, 1945, in Charlotte, NC.  He died April 8, 1982.

 

She had worked at Southern Bell, Angel's Cafe and Thompson's Jack & Jill. She was also a schoolteacher.

 

Ruby was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, La Porte City; Rural Carriers Auxiliary; American Legion Auxiliary; Golf Club and the Shrine Widows.

 

She is survived by a son, Richard (Sally) Sides‚ La Porte City; daughter, Helen (Patrick) Merchant‚ Bedford‚ IN; 5 grandchildren, Scott (Leigh) Sides, Jeff (Janell) Sides, Janan (Mike) Timmer, Zachary (Ashley) Merchant, and Lincoln (Katy) Merchant; 12 great-grandchildren grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Nell (Bill) Jones.

 

Ruby is preceded in death by her husband; 3 brothers, Holland (Ruby) Dixon, Hubert (Lucille, Katy) Dixon, and Basil (Mary) Dixon; 4 sisters, Evelyn (Frank) Herndon, Irene (Tom) Johnston, Goldie (Charles) Owens, and Ethel (Bud) Elwood; and a grandson, Nicholas Merchant.

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  1. CHAD VAN DYKE | Jun 28, 2020
    SO SORRY TO HEAR OF SUCH A GREAT LOSS IN YOUR FAMILY...MY THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU...
  2. Katherine Zuck | Jun 27, 2020

    So sorry for your loss.

     

    Katherine Zuck

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