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Desmond Eugene "Deb" Bridges
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1927
Coy
Wilcox County
Alabama, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 2007
Lucedale
George County
Mississippi, USA

Desmond Eugene "Deb" Bridges, 80, of Arlington, died Friday, August 17, 2007, at George County Regional Hospital in Lucedale, Miss.

Mr. Bridges was born Feb. 13, 1927, in Coy. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and was a member of the Operating Engineers Local No. 653 in Mobile. Mr. Bridges was a member of Arlington United Methodist Church.

The funeral was held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 20, at O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville with the Rev. David Murray and the Rev. Donald Hatcher officiating. Burial was in Arlington UMC Cemetery in Arlington.

Mr. Bridges is survived by his wife, Debbie Bridges of Arlington; three daughters, Mary (Joe) Voigt of Hope Hull, Patricia (Donald) Hatcher of Troy and Deborah (Andy) Bertagnolli of Ashford; two sons, George (Ann) Strickland of Lucedale, Miss., and Robert (Christina) Strickland of Slocomb; one daughter-in-law, Jeanie (Charles E.) Strickland of Mobile; two brothers, J.B. Bridges and Glover Bridges, both of Pensacola; four sisters, Ethel Gill of Mobile, Margurite Allday of Grove Hill, Sybil Kam of Pensacola and Nell Stokes of Linden; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Active pallbearers were Tony Harrelson, Robert Strickland, James Strickland, Jason Strickland, Daniel Strickland, Aaron Bertagnolli, Gordon Hatcher and Allen Turner.

Honorary pallbearers were Charlie Strickland, Abe Cook, John Criswell, Harry Mason, Kennon Agee, Ted Bertagnolli, Willie Armstrong, Willard Powe and Jimmy Williams.

O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.
Thomasville Times Aug. 23, 2007 
 
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 Parents:
  James Richard Bridges (1895 - 1949)
  Bobbie Shumate Bridges (1895 - 1986)
 
 Siblings:
  James Bobby Bridges (1919 - 2008)*
  Huston F. Bridges (1921 - 1969)*
  Desmond Eugene Bridges (1927 - 2007)
  Glover Bridges (1929 - 2009)*
  Syble Bridges Kam (1931 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington Methodist Cemetery
Wilcox County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: A. Cook
Record added: Jan 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33228274
Desmond Eugene Deb Bridges
Added by: Joel C. Moore
 
Desmond Eugene Deb Bridges
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Earthly labors have ended, time for rest now.
- Hazel Payne Miley-LeBlanc a Shumate family member
 Added: Aug. 20, 2013
 
 
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