BLADENBORO — Betty Fletcher Bridger, 81, of Bladenboro passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.
She was born on November 2, 1931 to the late James Carlisle (J.C.) and Sara Catherine Fletcher. She graduated with honors from UNC Pembroke in 1973.
Mrs. Bridger is survived by her husband Charles Iceman Bridger of the home; four daughters, Catherine Burns and husband Robert of Shelby, Susan Ricks and husband Walter of Raleigh, Elaine Mebane and husband Bill of Raleigh, and Patricia Weeks and husband Howard of Spring Hope; one son Charles I. Bridger Jr. and wife Colleen; nine grandchildren, Clay Burns and wife Renee, Chris Burns, Fletcher Mebane, Clarke Weeks, Kate Weeks, Sarah Bridger, and Charlie Bridger; and two great-grandchildren, Carter and Tyler Burns.
A service of Thanksgiving celebrating her life will be held Sunday, Sept. 22, at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Bladenboro with the Rev. Bert Young and the Rev. Kevin Kinlaw officiating. The family will receive friends after the service in the church fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Southeastern Hospice House, 1100 Pine Run Dr., Lumberton, NC 28358 or Bladen County Animal Shelter, 506 Smith Circle, Elizabethtown, NC 28337.