Margaret Whiteside

Tuesday, August 10, 2004

VIENNA, Ill. -- Margaret L. Whiteside, 82, of Vienna died Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at Meadowcrest Hospital in Gretna, La.

She was born March 16, 1922, at Wolf Lake, Ill., daughter of Lester Samuel and Ruth Victoria Boyce Hess. She and Derrel W. Whiteside were married March 26, 1948, in Dongola, Ill.

Whiteside worked several years at Clyde L. Choate Mental Health and Development Center in Anna, Ill. She was a member of First Methodist Church in Vienna.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Derrel Whiteside of Thompsonville, Ill.; a daughter, Kathy Lay of Ozark, Ill.; a sister, Geraldine Fitch of Anna; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother and an infant sister.

Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Ed Holke and Larry Gilbert officiating. Burial will be in Anna City Cemetery.