OBITUARY

Florence Delores Sides McCall

June 5, 1930April 23, 2021
Play Tribute Movie

Florence Delores Sides McCall – 90

She passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Friday, April 23 2021 in Jacksonville, FL. Delores was born June 5, 1930 to the late James Marshall and Velma Lee Allen Sides in Atlanta, GA. Delores graduated in 1948, from Baldwin High School where she loved being a guard on the girls’ basketball team. She went to work for the Duval County Juvenile Court from 1948-1951. She then worked for the Standard Oil Company of Kentucky from 1954 to 1955. Upon leaving Standard she continued her career with Tidewater Auchter Construction Company from 1955 to 1957. It was then that she started working with Johnson Controls and retired in 1985. After retiring, Johnson Controls asked her to return to work in 1986, she agreed and worked with them for another 3 years while she worked at the SECD-St. Johns River Power Park.

She was preceded by her husband Fredrick Albert McCall of 16 years, two sisters Jean Bramlett and Catherine Casey and her brother, James Sides Jr. She enjoyed, fishing, crocheting, painting, cooking, sewing, ceramics, and gardening. But her highlight of hobbies was shopping. She was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church since she joined in June of 1990. Delores trusted Christ as her Savior when she was in her teenage years and laid a great foundation for others to come to know Christ through her life.

Delores is survived by her sister Shirley Ann Sides, daughters Connie (Jeff) Berkey and Bobbie (Melvin) Thompson as well as son, Ronnie (late Suzanne) Bennett, her sister-in-law Betty Jean (Edgar) Tuten, Grandchildren Tammy (Don) Snider, Curtis (Shelly) Gilliard, Jessica (Steven) Patrick, Neal (Charity) Berkey, Shannon Helton, Tonya (Greg) Murdock, Dean Bennett and Elaine West.

Delores has had a very fruitful life with 20 Great Grandchildren, 5 Great, Great Grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held April 30, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. at Hardage-Giddens Oaklawn Chapel, 4801 San Jose in Jacksonville, FL and celebration of life will follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor George Kratochvil and Pastor Neal Berkey officiating. The Committal service will be held at 12:00 p.m. at Oaklawn Cemetery, 4801 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, Florida.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257 or a charitable organization of your choice. On behalf of the family thank you for remembering someone who was so special to us.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, April 30, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, April 30, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Friday, April 30, 2021

Memories

Florence Delores Sides McCall

have a memory or condolence to add?

ADD A MEMORY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY