Dorothy Bridges

Dorothy Bridges (Pitts)

Tuesday, February 9th, 1926 - Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Dorothy Bridges, a 63-year resident of Irving, died peacefully at the age of 93 on Sunday, July 14, 2019. She was born in Keltys, Texas to the late John Henry and Willie Mae (Sikes) Pitts on Tuesday, February 9, 1926. Dorothy was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother, who left behind a beautiful legacy and will forever be missed. She enjoyed her work at the Dallas Times Herald, where she worked for 10 years. Dorothy, during her free time was an avid quilter and gardener. She is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, E. Allen Bridges, sons Boyd Fredregill and Mitchell Fredregill, daughters Beverly Fredregill and Shirley Bridges Barfield, sisters Beatrice Reese and Nadell Bohan, and grandchildren Evan Alexander Robey and John Edward Boyd. Left to cherish her memory are her son Roger “Keith” Fredregill and wife Susan of Killen, TX; daughter Joyce Shankles of Irving, TX; daughter Debbie Holcomb and husband James of Terrell, TX; sister Katherine Johnson of Justin, TX; 20 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren as well as extended loving family and friends. The family will receive friends between 7:00 and 9:00pm, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home in Irving. A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm, on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at Plymouth Park Baptist Church, 1714 N. Story Rd. in Irving with an interment at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens immediately following.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Brown's Memorial Funeral Home
    707 N. MacArthur
    IRVING, TX 75061
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  • Service

    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 2:00pm
    Plymouth Park Baptist Church
    1714 N. Story Road
    IRVING, TX 75061
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  • Interment

    Oak Grove Memorial Gardens
    1413 E. Irving Blvd.
    IRVING, TX 75060
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Tricia Selman

Posted at 12:35pm
Debbie, I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for God's peace & comfort to you & your family now & in the days ahead.

Ken and Nancy Payne

Posted at 09:43am
Our deepest condolences to you, keeping you and your family close in our thoughts and prayers.
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Mike & LaVern Shankles

Posted at 06:35pm
Joyce so sorry to hear about your mother passing away. Prayers that God will wrap you and your family in his arms of Love, Strenght and Comfort during this time. May the memories you have of your mother give you peace and comfort. Mike & I will be keeping you in our prayers and thoughts.

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