Born 1962 -- Died 4-20-2004
Donie E. Bridges, 42, son of Lucille Chaney Calloway and Donie E. Bridges died April 20, 2004. He went to work for Lockheed Industries after graduating from high school. He worked in the aircraft industry for many years. For the past 15 years he suffered constant chronic pain from a back injury that left him unable to sit or stand for any length of time.
Survivors include his wife, Carol Bridges of Milton, Fla.; his mother, Lucille Calloway of Monroeville, Ala.; his father, Donie E. Bridges of Alton, Mo.; two brothers -- Raymond Dern of Repton, Ala., and Patrick Bridges of Alton; two daughters -- Brandy Faith Bridges and Holly Dae Bridges of Sumner, Wash.; and his grandmother, Glenna Bridges of Alton, Mo.
Donie was known as a good man with a kind and loving heart. Those who knew him loved him deeply and will miss him more than words can say.