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Evelyn Bridges

July 4, 1938 — October 17, 2015

Evelyn Bridges, 77, formerly of El Paso, passed away at 3:16 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at McLeod Hospice House in Florence, SC.

Evelyn was born on July 4, 1938 in State Line, Mississippi. She was the daughter of the late Jackson and Ella Dearman Brewer.

She was a member of The Gregg Avenue Church of Christ in Florence , SC. Prior to moving to South Carolina, she was a member of The Eureka Church of Christ where she and her husband, Corky, were active in puppet ministry for over 30 years.

Evelyn is preceded in death by her loving husband of 36 years, Homer "Corky" Bridges, her parents, and her eight brothers and sisters. Surviving are one son, Steve (Laura) Garrett of Timmonsville, SC; one daughter, Shelley (Kevin) McClelland of Goodlettsville, TN; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Evelyn was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Everyone that knew her loved her dearly. She will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 23, 2015 at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso. Bryan Reeves will officiate. Burial will follow in Secor Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, October 22 from 5 to 8 at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Shriner's Children's Hospital or the donor's choice. Online tributes and condolences may be sent to the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com

Visitation

OCT 22. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris - El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738

Funeral Service

OCT 23. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris - El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738

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