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Ruby Lee Bridges, age 81

Ruby Lee Bridges, 81, of Cabot passed away on November 21, 2019.  She was born on March 14, 1938 to the late Ernest and Erma Hardgrave in Clarksville, Arkansas.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend who always enjoyed having her family close.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband George Bridges and grandson Patrick Chiles.

Ruby leaves behind to cherish her memories her children Ann Moore (JD) of Harker Heights, Texas, Carl Bridges (LaDonna) of Van Alstyne, Texas, David Bridges (Tracy) of Copperas Cove, Texas, Loren Bridges (Jo Ann) of Cabot, Arkansas and Pam Smith (Bryan) of Jacksonville, Arkansas; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; siblings Leon Hardgrave of Clarksville, Arkansas, Cathy Midgett of Paradise, California, and Shirley Magana of Van Nuys, California; her aunts Avis Pelcher of Fort Smith, Arkansas and Mavis Brown of Edmond, Oklahoma as well as many other friends and relatives.

Visitation will be Monday, November 25, 2019 from 9:30 until 10:30 A.M., A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville with graveside service at 11:00 A.M. at Concord Cemetery, Lonoke, Arkansas

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas.  501-982-3400


  • Pastor Adam Garber and Mrs. Andrea Posted November 22, 2019 2:33 PM

    We are saddened by Ruby’s death, but are grateful for her eternal life. We love your family and are praying for you during this time of heartache.

  • Dayna Collard Posted November 22, 2019 3:10 PM

    God bless you Pan! You’ve been a wonderful caregiver for her. She’s not hurting anymore! Praying for your family to have peace.

  • William Yielding Posted November 22, 2019 5:04 PM

    With sincerest condolences to you and your family, I’m gonna miss her badly.

  • Elizabeth Williams and family Posted November 22, 2019 5:36 PM

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you guys . We will miss you greatly aunt Ruby

    • David denton Posted November 25, 2019 10:25 AM

      Mrs.Bridges , truly good old school and good people some would say. I say she lived a life people could take notes from in all kinds of ways. Prayers to Loren and family. Enjoyed the snacks and homemade peanut butter cookies over the years. Enjoy heaven Mrs.Bridges

  • Twila Brewer and family Posted November 23, 2019 9:56 AM

    Carl, LaDonna and family we love you guys we know the pain you feel just having lost DeWaynes dad. I truly wish we could be there with you all to support you but just know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you always DeWayne, Twila and family.

  • Mary Spencer Posted November 23, 2019 11:33 AM

    Carl & MaDonna so sorry for the loss of your beautiful mother. I know how much you will miss her.

  • Carol (yielding)Reynolds Posted November 24, 2019 1:17 PM

    No words I have truly had been a Honor to know Mrs. Bridges she you to get me along with all the kids love you Mrs. Bridges miss you prayers to your family for peace and comfort

  • Lorie magana poe Posted November 26, 2019 2:22 PM

    I’m so sadden by the lose of my dear aunt ruby.. such a loving wife ,mother , grandmother and great grandmother . You will love I’n our hearts for ever until we meet another in each other’s arms in the precious kingdom god as his children. Aunt ruby I will miss you. Very much .. you’ve always opened up your arms and home to me. You will be missed ,, I can’t wait until the day comes I will see your smiling face agin . Know that you’ve let a strong presence with us while your journey here in earth . We will Alyssa love you. And you hold a dear place in my heart for now and always. I love you my dear aunt ruby until we meet again. ,, you are standing with with. Moms Erma. Dad Loren and husband George. Ever tone is rejoicing , I love you riby

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