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Benny Coleman Bridges | 1930-2013

Published Saturday, October 19, 2013

Benny Coleman Bridges, 83, beloved father, grandfather and brother died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Springtown.

Funeral is 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at White’s Funeral Home in Springtown. Burial will follow in the Cottondale Cemetery.

Benny was born Sept. 18, 1930, in Boyd to the late Wright and Beatrice Bridges. On April 21, 1951, he married the love of his life, Mollie June Evans. Benny retired from the United States Navy and returned to the Springtown area to be close to family and friends.

Benny was preceded in death by his wife, Mollie Bridges; son Farley Bridges; brother Billy Bridges; and sister Peggy Arwine.

Survivors include his son, Floyd Bridges; daughters Neva Bridges, Tina Morrow and husband, Jay, and Nita Banks and husband, Landon; 13 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters Emilie Tackel and Pat Conn; brothers Jimmy Dunlap and Dale Bridges; and many family members and friends.

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