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Clara Bridges
    Funeral services for Clara Bridges, 101, of Sulphur Springs will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, in Morning Chapel Baptist Church with Brother Harold Nash officiating. 

    Interment will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery with the Decons of Morning Chapel and friends serving as pallbearers. 
    Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, at Tapp Funeral Home.
    Clara Bridges died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Baylor Health Care in Dallas. 
    She was born in Hopkins County, the daughter of Jim and Tessie Blackwell. 
    She married Wyson B. Bridges in April 1935 in Sulphur Springs. He preceded her in death on March 5, 2000. 
    Ms. Bridges was a homemaker, and was affiliated with the Morning Chapel Baptist Church.         The Clara Bridges Ninety and Over Birthday party is held in her honor each year by the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Board and includes lunch for all Hopkins County residents 90 years and older.         
    Survivors include son, Henry B. Bridges and wife, Larese, of Dallas; grandchildren, Marilyn Davis, Edna Jackson, Debra Bryant, Myra Stewart, Jimmy Frazier and Shana Williams; 12 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.
    She was also preceded in death by her parents; son Carroll Bridges in 2000; and sister Pearline Blackwell.
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