NANCY GUNTER BRIDGES Nancy Gunter Bridges, 82, of Rocky Point, NC, died Monday, August 26, 2013 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. She was born in Sanford, NC, May 21, 1931 to Eddie Jones and Mary Matthews Gunter. She was a member of Wrightsboro Baptist Church, Wilmington, NC. She retired as a Patient Advocate from New Hanover Regional Medical Center in 1996 and after being retired two days, she began her most loved job at Andrews Mortuary as Receptionist. She enjoyed gardening and sewing. Nancy always loved cooking for her family and friends. Being the excellent cook she was, she always looked forward to Christmas with excitement and her love in preparing that special fresh coconut cake for the Andrews family and her children. She always gave her love and time to others before thinking of herself. She will be remembered for her kind and warm compassion towards everyone she came in contact with. Thank you Mama for giving us a special home, a home built on the foundation of your love. We will always love you, Mama! Surviving are two sons, David Bridges, and Craig Bridges and wife Marilyn; two daughters, Mary Beth Burger and husband Jim, and Susan Bridges; two grandchildren, Jonathan Bridges and Savannah Bridges; one sister, Geraldine McGinnis; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Friday, August 30, 2013 at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel. A graveside service will be held 11:00 am Saturday at Sea Lawn Memorial Park in Hampstead, NC. Memorials may be made to Wrightsboro Baptist Church Benevolent Fund, 2736 Castle Hayne Road, Wilmington, NC 28401. Condolences may be sent to www.andrewsmortuary.comAndrews Mortuary Market Chapel
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Aug. 28 to Aug. 29, 2013