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.