JoAnn  Bridges

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JoAnn Bridges, 88, of Greenville, passed away on June 6, 2019 at Briarcliff Health Center. A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, June 10 at Evergreen Cemetery in Paris, Texas with Rev. Deana Lowe officiating. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m., on Sunday, June 9 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bridges was born on October 18, 1930 in Kerens, Texas to Clifton Seale and Daffie Lee Holmes. She attended East Texas State Teachers College, now Texas A&M- Commerce. She married Walter Selman (Sonny) Bridges on August 4, 1951. She worked for Shirey's Manufacturing, was a homemaker, a member of Westview United Methodist Church, Daughters of the American Revolution and The Pioneers Club.
She is survived by her daughter, Julie Ronck and husband, David of Dallas; grandchildren, Emily Ronck of Dallas and Andrew Ronck of New York; cousins, Ben Brister of McKinney, Billy Watson of Sachse and nephew, Dr. Jack Bankhead of Dallas.
She is preceded in death by her husband and parents.
Special thanks to Bennie Whytus, the staff of Dignity Hospice and the staff of Briarcliff Health Center.
Donations may be made to American Heart Association www.heart.org or American Lung Association www.lung.org.
Published on June 8, 2019
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Holley Izard
Jun 11, 2019
I'm so sorry that I didn't learn of JoAnn's passing until after the funeral. I met her through Brig. General Edward Bulkley chapter of DAR. She was an organizing member of the chapter and was loved by all. Even though she was unable to participate the last few years, she was faithful to pay her dues and support the chapter. We will miss her. A genealogy book will be donated to the library in her memory. With affection, Holley Izard
Bill & Wilma Goodman
Jun 09, 2019
We appreciate being able to share a part in Sonny and
JoAnn's life, both very special people. We apologize deeply for not being able to attend her visitation or her services tomorrow.
Our deepest sympathy,
Bill & Wilma