Rev. Lee E. Bridges

Published 5:00 am Thursday, June 1, 2006

Services for the Rev. Lee E. Bridges, of Brookhaven, are 1 p.m.Saturday, June 3, at St. James M.B. Church in Brookhaven withburial in Carver Heights Cemetery. R.E. Tyler Funeral Home is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 8 p.m. at the funeral home,with family present from 7 to 8 p.m.

The Rev. Bridges, 64, died May 25, 2006, at King’s DaughtersMedical Center. He was born on Sept. 6, 1941, to Julia JonnelHarvey Bridges and Carl Edward Bridges.

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He was a graduate of Bogue Chitto Public Schools and IndianaUniversity in Fort Wayne, Ind. He was retired from his job withInternational Harvester in Fort Wayne. He relocated to McComb andhad a business in financial services.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and his wives, Joyceand Freddie.

Survivors are his wife, Jeanette Baker Bridges, of Brookhaven;his sons, Gary Bridges, of Fort Wayne, Kwinsi Bridges, ofRidgeland, and Jeremy Bridges, of Phoenix, Ariz.; his daughters,Rochelle Conway, of Humbolt, Tenn., Gloria Rickstraw, of FortWayne, Nechelle Moore, of Dora, Ala., and Jenyea Wade, of FortWayne; his brothers, Willie Denham, of Jackson, Johnnie Denham, ofMoss Point, Thomas Denham, of Dallas, Texas, and Ronnie Denham, ofHattiesburg; his sisters, Carlean Morgan, of Fort Wayne, Queen E.Brown, of Jayess, and Gail Crockett, of Hattiesburg; and his 10grandchildren