William Leamon Bridges, 82, of Doniphan, Mo., was born March 25, 1926, near Greer, Mo., and died May 24, 2008, at the Current River Nursing Center in Doniphan.
Survivors include: nine children, Barbara Carter and Harold Bridges of Doniphan, Ronald Bridges and Nancy Gearhart of Hunter, Mo., Phyllis Luttrell of Grandin, Mo., Charlotte Whorton and Catherine Perkins of Spring-field, Rosemary Woods of Mountain Home, Freda Thomas of Petersburg, Ill.; one brother, Ralph Bridges of Doniphan; four sisters, Louise Switzer and Maxine Leonard of Doniphan, Eula Gilliespie of Ava, Mo., and Esther Giddens of Iberia, Mo.; 19 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
Preceding him in death were: his parents, William Bridges and Stella Sisco-Bridges; his wife, Nancy Helen Waggoner-Bridges; and one brother, Norman Bridges.
Services were held May 27 in Clary Chapel with Bro. Bill Bales officiating. Interment followed in the Bailey Cemetery with arrangements by Clary Funeral Home of Alton, Mo.