Freda June Bridges, 81

Funeral services for Freda June Bridges, 81, of Bakers-field, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home in West Plains. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today, Dec. 18, at the funeral home. Mrs. Bridges died Dec. 15 at NHC Health-care in West Plains.

She was born June 15, 1938, in Bakersfield, the daughter of John Homer and Sally Teverbaugh Davis. On Nov. 5, 1956, in Salem, Arkansas, she married Ed V. Bridges.

Mrs. Bridges enjoyed reading, gardening and flowers. She loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; they were her life. She enjoyed spending time with her family and loved watching her grandchildren play sports.

Mrs. Bridges was a member of Bakersfield Church of Christ.

She is survived by six children, Dale Bridges and wife Lola, Steven Bridges and William Bridges, all of Bakersfield, Russell Bridges of Fairdealing, Brian Bridges and wife Jennifer of Caulfield, and James Bridges and wife Janeen of Fredericktown; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Jerry Davis and wife Nancy of St. Louis; one sister, Martha Sims of Crider; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, who died April 22, 2018; one daughter-in-law, Mary Jane; four brothers, Mack, Burl, Jim and Darel; and four sisters, Sue, Patsy, Helen and Mary.

Burial will be in the Baptist Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Baptist Hill Cemetery and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at

Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, West Plains, directors.

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