She was born May 13, 1941, in Terre Haute, as the daughter of Joseph and Gladys Taylor Rollo.
She was united in marriage to Cevert W. "Sonny" Bridgewater July 20, 1958.
She was a loving mother and homemaker who enjoyed cake decorating, spending time with her family, and singing, especially with The New Creations gospel group and her family. She was a member of the Bee Ridge Congregational Christian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband Cevert W. "Sonny" Bridgewater, father Joseph Rollo, mother Gladys Linnabary, and stepfather Myron Linnabary.
She is survived by daughter Julie Maurey (Ron), sons Jeff Bridgewater (Donna), Jim Bridgwater (Sandy), Bob Bridgwater (Missy), and Ron Bridgwater (Stacey), grandchildren David Maurey (Mikki), Elizabeth Maurey, Rebecca Maurey, Libby Dupin (Matt), Erin Rutan (Chandler), Andy, Taylor, Travis, Tyler, Nick, and Garrett Bridgewater, great-grandchildren Aidan Maurey, Kaylee and Austin Dupin, Carmaren Nees, Amelia and Arleigh Ison, and Kelli Riggs, brother Tom Rollo (Joyce), stepmother Leona Linnabary, five sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 9, at Moore Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home, with Ansil Harpold officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bee Ridge Congregational Church Building Fund, 10100 N. Kennedy Crossing Rd., Brazil, Ind., 47834.
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