CHERRYVILLE- Mrs. Ollie Belle Sanders Bridges, 88, of Old Stubbs Road, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at her home.
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Ollie was born on Dec. 1, 1923, in York County, S.C., the daughter of the late Alfred and Myrtle Hicks Sanders. A member of Waco Baptist Church, and a graduate of Waco High School, she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister to her siblings. She formerly worked at Sweetree and Hewlett's Manufacturing Company as a seamstress.
Ollie was preceded in death by her husband, Paul T. Bridges; son and daughter-in-law, Paul Jr. and Brenda Bridges; grandchildren, Mark Bridges, Tim Bridges and Randy Bridges; brothers, Durale Sanders and L. C. Sanders; and sisters, Vera Sanders, Nellie Costner and Thelma Costner.
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law: Ray Dean and Shelia Bridges, Wayne and Theresa Bridges, all of Cherryville, and Jasper and Linda Bridges of Shelby; grandchildren, Shannon Bridges, Melanie Ellis, Dennis Ray Bridges, Kelly Parnell and Shelly Pierce, all of Shelby, Bryan Bridges, Angela Bridges, and Paula Sibla, all of Cherryville, and Cindy Brown of Lawndale; numerous great and great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Margaret Ward of Woodruff, S. C., and Annie Faye Owens of Lawndale.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Carpenter's Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Cone Memorial Chapel of Carpenter's Funeral Home
Officiated By: The Rev. Dr. Harold Fite
Burial: Capernaum Cemetery, Waco, following the service
Funeral Home: Carpenter's Funeral Home is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights, Shelby, N. C. 28150
Online Condolences: www.carpentersfuneralhome.net
Carpenter-Porter Funeral & Cremation Services
1100 E Main St
Cherryville, NC 28021
Published in Shelby Star on Nov. 28, 2012