Hilda Mae Bridges

Published 1:37 pm Friday, July 18, 2014

Funeral services were held Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Whitesand Baptist Church in Prentiss, for Mrs. Hilda Mae Bridges, age 86, who passed away on July 10. Interment followed at Whitesand Cemetery. Saulters Moore Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.

Rev. Gene Douglas and Rev. Charles Burnham officiated. Pallbearers were: Ronnie Ramshur, Tommy Douglas, Butch Douglas, Toby Douglas, Archie Douglas, James Davies and C.A. Smith.

Hilda Mae was born on April 12, 1928. She was the daughter of Tom Douglas and Jewel Harvey Douglas. She was a seamstress and inspector in the garment factory industry and a member of Whitesand Baptist Church.

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Mrs. Bridges is survived by her husband, Webb Bridges of Collins; her son, Joe Don Bridges of Pearl; three daughters, Joan Self of Pearl, Janet Benton of Prentiss, and Jennifer Banks of Brandon.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, one daughter, five brothers and three sisters.

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