Mary Agnes Whitesides Mills was born on 25 Sep 1875, in Liberty, Tipton County, Tennessee. Her father was William Ross Whitesides, and her mother was Sarah Elizabeth Wright Whitesides. Mary had five siblings. They were Claudius P (1869 – 5 Nov 1906), James T (b. abt. 1873), S R (b. abt. 1879), Mattie L (b. 1882) and Georgia L Whitesides (1887-1907).
Mary Agnes Whitesides Mills died on 8 Oct 1959 in Memphis, Tenn. She is buried in Indian Creek Cemetery in Brighton, Tenn.
Mrs. Mary Agnes Mills of Holly Grove died at 5:30 this morning at oak Haven Nursing Home in Memphis after being quite ill since May. She was 85.
Mrs. Mills, the widow of John Manuel Mills, spent most of her life in the Liberty and Holly Grove communities. She was a member of the Holly Grove Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Services will be held at 2 o’clock Friday afternoon at the Holly Grove Presbyterian Church with Rev. Glenn A. Moore officiating. Burial will be in Indian Creek Cemetery with Munford Funeral Home in charge.
Mrs. Mills leaves five sons, Randall Mills, Erskine Mills, Ernie Mills, Cecil Mills and Leno Mills, all of Holly Grove; a daughter, Mrs. Efford Baskin of Hazel Grove; 22 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.