ASHEVILLE - Thelma Dee "Nanny" Bridges, 79, a native of Asheville, went to be with the Lord on February 25th, 2013.
She is survived by five children, Lynne Childers, Ricky Bridges and wife, Elinor, Matt Bridges and wife, Lori, Neal Bridges and Robbie Padgett.
She was a breast cancer
survivor and a wonderful Nanny to her fifteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren, with another due in October.
She was an avid bingo player and loved to collect salt and pepper shakers. She was taken wonderful care of by her daughter Lynne Childers and her "babies", Rebecca, Samantha and Jessica.
There will be a memorial service Saturday, March 2nd, 2013, 12:00 PM at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Fairview, NC with Pastor Ronald Roberts and Pastor Tommy Crowe officiating.
The family will gather in the Fellowship Building following the service and would love for friends and family to stay for food and fellowship.www.penlandfamilyfuneralhome.com