Lora Bridges died at 11:41 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2012, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah.
Lora was born in Trigg County to Blair “Doc” and Ida Mae Allen Cunningham. She was a homemaker and member of Heartland Worship Center.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, M.D. Bridges;
She is survived by two daughters, Linda Bridges Parish (and husband Charlie) of Reidland and Flora Bridges Smith (and husband Mike D.) of Paducah; four sons, Walter Earl Bridges (and wife Linda), Jerry Dale Bridges (and wife Cherrie), all of Reidland and Lanny Morris Bridges (and wife Patty) of Senatobia, Miss. and Rodger Alan Bridges (and wife Debbie) of Kevil; 14 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Freida B. Sumner and several cousins, all of Cadiz and Trigg county.
Pallbearers were Randy, Tony and Darryl Bridges, Michael D. Smith II, Thomas Lee Smith and Trevor Jackson. Honorary pallbearers were Tim Myatt, Gary Gibbs, Chris Bridges, Joel Zuber, Kevin Phillips, J.D. Wallace and Lynn Wallace.