Published 1:46 pm Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at New Jerusalem M. B. Church, Oakvale, Mississippi for Mrs. Thelma Bridges, 83, who died Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Lady of Angels Hospital, Bogalusa, LA. Rev. James Abrams, pastor, officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Thelma Bridges was born to the late John Wisly and Maggie Bridges in Amite County, MS. She joined New Jerusalme M. B. Church at an early age. She later moved to Los Angeles, California and retired and moved back to Bogalusa, Louisiana and reunited with New Jerusalem M. B. Church.
She was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.
She is survived by: one god-daughter, Y’ishia Cooper of Slidell, LA; friend, Emma Cooper and special nurse, Barbara Williams; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends