Joey R. Bridges
Mr. Joey R. Bridges, age 50, of New Hebron, MS, passed away March 30, 2011 from a motorcycle accident in Simpson County. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 1 from 5:30 until 8:30 pm at Saulters Moore Funeral Home in Prentiss, MS. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 2 at 10:00 am at Saulters Moore Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Whitesand Cemetery. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss is in charge of all arrangements.
A native of Mississippi, Joey Roland Bridges was born in Jackson, MS on December 26, 1960. He was the son of Glenn Bridges and Tommie Jean Bridges. He worked offshore with the Platform Exploration team of Sonat Drilling before retiring. Joey was an avid hunter and fisherman and also enjoyed riding motorcycles. Joey's love of the outdoors, led him to start his own company, Red Neck Fishing Lures, more than 19 years ago. He was also a Mason and a member of Old Hebron Baptist Church.
Mr. Bridges is survived by his wife, Debra Bridges of New Hebron; sons, Thomas Bridges and Carter Bridges both of New Hebron; a stepdaughter, Cassandra Narlock of New Hebron; a step son, Sgt. Cory Narlock of Austin, TX; his mother, Tommie Jean Bridges, a brother, Jerry Bridges and a sister, Bonnie Bridges all of New Hebron, MS. He was preceded in death by his father. Online condolences and a guest registry is available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com