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Monday, July 24, 2006

Virginia E. Bridgewater, age 86, of Terre Haute passed away Friday evening at Royal Oaks Nursing Home.

She was born on March 24, 1920, in Vigo County to Ray Baker and Blanche (Newman) Baker.

She was a member of Cornerstone Bible Church in Terre Haute.

Survivors include three children, Harold "Mike" Bridgewater (Delores), and Rebecca Nixon, both of Terre Haute; and Carol Sullivan (Jim), Avon, Ind. Grandchildren include, Angie Chopra (Vic), Avon; Missy Sturgill (Steve), Brownsburg, Ind.; Josh Sullivan, Avon; Brenda McDaniel (Jeff), Seelyville, Ind.; Don Bridgewater (Marcia), Ellen Cruse (Brent), Rebecca Cole (Dan), and Dan Nixon, all of Terre Haute; great-grandchildren, Morgan McDaniel, Stevie Bridgewater, Frances Frame, Holly Cruse, Kaylin Cruse, Alex Cole, Erin Cole, Zach VanDuzer, Tasha Chopra, Anthony Sturgill, Mary Sturgill, and Joey Sturgill; one brother, Joe Baker, Terre Haute; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Kenneth Bridgewater; a grandson, Johnny Nixon; and five sisters, Muriel Craig, Mary Green, Lucille Quillam, Lillian Meneely and Alice Miller.

Visitation will be held on Monday from 4-8 p.m. at Roselawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will be on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Ben Johnson and Rev. Ryan Doyle officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park.