Betty June Bridges

Published 7:53 am Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 20, 2021, at China Lee Baptist Church, Silver Creek, for Mrs. Betty June Bridges, 65, who died Thursday, March 11, 2021, at her residence.

Dr. Sonny Bridges officiated with interment following in Bridges Family Cemetery in Silver Creek.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Betty June Bridges was born to the late Samuel and Vetta Slay; she joined Pearl River Valley Baptist Church at an early age and later joined China Lee Baptist Church where she was the Vacation Bible School Youth Activity Director, member of the Usher Ministry, choir director and lead singer for the China Lee “Supreme Angels”.

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She was preceded in death by four brothers, Isom Slay, Emmanuel Slay, Samuel Slay Jr. and James Slay.

She is survived by husband, Ralph Bridges; two sons, Antonio (Ch”Quita) Slay of Bassfield, and Marreo (Javall) Bridges of Silver Creek; four grandchildren: Nya, Jaedyn, Antwone and Derrion; three sisters, Wilma Johnson, Barbara (Theodore) Stewart, Ruby (Rev. Levester) Sutton all of Monticello; one brother, Gerald Slay; one uncle, Joseph (Lynell) Lewis of Oakland, California and many other relatives and friends.