December 31, 2012
Friday, January 4, 2013 2:00 P.M. Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home
4:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 3, 2013 Vernon Funeral Home
Angela Bridges 63 of Urbana, went to be with the Lord, Monday, December 31, 2012 in her home surrounded by her family. She was born July 31, 1949 in Van Wert, Ohio and attended Van Wert Schools.
She was a member of the Urbana Friends Church, where she served as administrative assistant. Angela was the founder of Angela Bridges Figure Salons, one location was in Bellefontaine, Ohio. She served in the mission fields for 10 years with her husband and family and was involved with various other Christian work. Angela enjoyed going to the movies, camping, reunions and she loved going to the beach. She also was an excellent cook and loved to experiment with new dishes. Her passion was her family and she was completely dedicated to the care of her children and enjoyed time with her family.
Angela had a great smile and a love for life. She will be deeply missed by her family and those who knew her.
She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Richard G. ”Rick” Bridges; her parents, Harold R. and Patricia (Potter) Boyd of Van Wert, Ohio; her daughters, Tony Parker of South Vienna, Amielia Patricia Judith Bridges and Mikahla Hannah Ann Bridges; her sons, Abram Zebulon Richard Bridges and Christopher Bridges; her grandchildren, Nate of North Pole, AK, Ashley (Logan) of Fort Eielson AFB, AK, Alex of S. Vienna and Chris of S. Vienna; her great-granddaughter, Adrian Rhiley; her brothers, Harold Richard (Jean) Boyd III of Clayville, PA and Donald Gean Boyd Valley View, OK ; her sisters, Kathy Jean(Byron) Thompson of Convoy, Ohio and Diane Marie (John) Brock of Van Wert, as well as several nieces and nephews.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, January 3, 2013 in VERNON FUNERAL HOME, 235 Miami St., Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 4, 2013 in the Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home, 722 S. Washington St., Van Wert with Pastor David Ridenour officiating. The family will receive friends from 11-2 prior to the service. Burial will follow in Convoy Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation, 10260 Alliance Road Blue Ash, OH 45242Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.