From the Cameron Herald dated November 23, 1922 (Cameron is in Milam Co. TX)
J.J. Sides Dies at Taylor.
Mr. J.J. Sides, for many years a resident of the Lawrence Chapel community but for the past three years a resident of Taylor, died in the Taylor Sanitarium on Friday of last week.He had suffered from heart trouble for several years.
The deceased was 73 years of age, being born at Bastrop 1849.He moved to Lawrence Chapel when only four years of age, and since he was left an orphan by the civil war he shouldered the responsibilities of caring for the family quite young.
He was married to Miss Louanna Oliver at Lawrence Chapel in 1872 where they made their home until three years ago when they moved to Taylor.
Besides his wife seven children, all grown, survive him.They are:Mrs. J.L. Hill, Paris, Texas; T.J. Sides, Lubbock, Texas; Mrs. E.L. Laurence, Thorndale, Texas; J.E. Sides, San Antonio, Texas; Mrs. Chas. Johnson, Austin, Texas; Mrs. Ollie Baker, Thorndale, and W.F. Sides, Oklahoma City.
Interment was made last Saturday at Lawrence Chapel, Rev. Jester, pastor of the First Baptist church of Taylor, conducted the funeral services.
The Champion, along with the many friends of the family, extends its sincere sympathy to the bereaved one.