JEAN N. BRIDGES, MAGEE, MS

Jean N. Bridges, 82, of  Magee passed away Sunday, December 11, 2011, at her residence. Ms. Bridges was born in Rayville, LA on January 1, 1929, a daughter of the late Myrtle (Sorey) and Jewel W. Nelson.  She is survived by: two daughts Tommy Mangum and Teresa Puckett; two sons Rusty (Peggy) Bridges and Rev. Ray (Sissy) Bridges; two brothers, Ray Nelson and Jewel Nelson;  seven grandchildren, Melanie Lingle, Ken Anthony, Bethany Hook, Leigh Pickard, Russ Roden, Stephanie Holdiness and Brian Mangum; and six great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Bridges and a sister, Charlene Spence.

Ms. Bridges was a Mississippi State Past President of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

Graveside services will be at Shady Grove Cemetery, Hazelhurst, at 11:00 am on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, with Rev. Ray Bridges officiating.