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Donald E "Gene" Bridges
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1930
Coweta
Wagoner County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 23, 1999
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

Funeral services for Donald E. "Gene" Bridges, 69, of Locust Grove, will be held at 1pm Wednesday in the Locust Grove R.L.D.S. Church. Elder Bert Gage will officiate, with interment to follow at Floral Haven Cemetery in Broken Arrow. Services are under the direction of Locust Grove Funeral Home. Mr. Bridges was born February 17, 1930, in Coweta, to Carl and Gladys (Brown) Bridges. He passed from this life on Sunday, May 23, 1999, in Bixby. He married Velma Jeanne Farris on September 7, 1957, in Tulsa. He had lived in the Locust Grove area since 1972, coming from Tulsa. He worked for McDonnell Douglas in Tulsa for 31 years, retiring as a Lead Man in 1983. He was a 32'la Degree Mason, and a member of Covey Masonic Lodge #460, where he had served as Worshipful Master. He was also a Past Worthy Patron of Eastern Star, and a member of the Tulsa AFL-CIO Chapter. He attended the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Locust Grove. In his spare time, he enjoyed gardening and hunting. He especially loved being around his grandchildren and great- grandchildren, who were very special to him. He is survived by his wife Jeanne Bridges of the home; 2 daughters, Vicky Bridges of the home, and Susan Bennett of Tulsa; 2 sisters, Maxine Vanzura of Florida and Norma Hannah of Chouteau; 2 grandsons, Tom Bennett and fiance Melissa of Tulsa, and Steve Bennett and wife Renae of Beggs; and 2 great-grandchildren, Stephanie and Steve Bennett II of Beggs`: He was preceded in death by both parents; 1 brother, Jerry Bridges; and 5 sisters, Betty James, Shirley McDaniel, Velita Malone, Madelyn Bridges, and Mary Alice Bridges. 
 
Burial:
Floral Haven Memorial Gardens
Broken Arrow
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: Jan 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64249632
Donald E Gene Bridges
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Donald E Gene Bridges
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Donald E Gene Bridges
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