Patsy A. Bridges - Rock Falls, Ill.

Wednesday, May 26, 2004

Patsy A. Bridges, 65, of Rock Falls, Ill., died Sunday, May 9, 2004, at her residence. Born at Beebe, she was a broker and owner of Pat Bridges Realty for 30 years. She later worked as church secretary at Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls for 10 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church at Sterling, Ill.

Survivors include her husband, Donald Bridges, of the home; a daughter, Karen Hagen of Dixon, Ill.; two sisters, Bea Smithee of Rock Falls and Phyllis Flier of Pekin, Ill.; six brothers, Burnis Martin of Monette, Troy Martin of Jonesboro; John Martin of Texarkana, Larry Martin of Centre, Ala., Michael Martin of Princeton, Ill., and Mark Martin of Rock Falls, Ill.; and two granddaughters, Erin Hagen and Lindsay Hagen, both of Sterling.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A private service was held Wednesday, May 12, at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The Rev. Les Funderberg officiated, and burial was in Odd Fellows Cemetery.

The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the Hospice of the Rock River Valley.