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Thalnia 'Tia' Irene Bridgewater

Monday, December 12, 2011

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Thalnia "Tia" Irene Bridgewater, 51, Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Dec. 7, 2011, following an apparent heart attack.

She was born Oct. 25, 1960, in Greencastle, the daughter of Jack and Donna (Davis) Galloway.

Tia graduated from South Putnam High School. She had worked as a dispatcher for Blue Lightening Express, Cloverdale, for several years. She had also worked at McDonald's in Brazil and Double Decker in Greencastle in the past.

Tia was preceded in death by her husband Arthur Bridgewater in 2010, and her mother.

She is survived by her daughter Samantha Bridgewater, son Shawn Galloway, Michigan, father Jack Galloway, sisters Laura Brush and Linda Webb, and several nieces and nephews.

At her request, cremation services have been entrusted to Lawson-Miller Chapel.

Memorial services will take place at Grace Temple Church, Maple Ave., Terre Haute, Jan. 8, 2012, at 3 p.m., with Pastor David Fleetwood officiating.

Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.