Tethel Bridge, 87 was born on September 27, 1931 to the late Fred and Louisia Sanders Sr. in Vicksburg Mississippi. A Gary,Indiana resident since 1951. Salutatorian and graduate of Emerson Evening School and the School of Cosmetology. Retired Owner and Operator of Tee's Beauty Salon on West 11th Avenue and Retiree of Gary US Steel, after 19 years.Tethel Bridge dedicated her life as a baptized Jehovah's Witness for approximately 50 years, until October 23, 2018, where she fell asleep in the comforts of her home surrounded by family and her many friends.She leaves to cherish her memories: her loving and devoted husband Marshall Bridge; Five children, Kemp (Bernetta) Jones of Gary, Indiana; David (Doreece) Bridge of Columbus, Ohio; Anthony (Brenda)Bridge of Huntersville, NC; Brenda (Roderick) Johnson of Richardson, TX and Darryl Lynn Bridge of Gary, Indiana. Nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; an adopted daughter, Sintha Persley and a host of nieces and nephews. Visitation: Friday, October 26, 2018 from 6-8pm, at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Memorial Service: Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 12 NOON at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 2530 W 11th Avenue, Gary, IN.Interment: Cedar Hill Cemetery-Vicksburg, MS
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Published in Post-Tribune on Oct. 25, 2018.