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Carrie E. Bridges, age 96, of Weatherford, passed away Monday evening, Oct. 17, 2016, at Holland Lake Nursing and Rehab Center in Weatherford.
She was born Dec. 8, 1919, to C. M. and Vernie Winstead.
Funeral Service celebrating her life will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time for the service.
Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery.
After earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree from North Texas State University and a Master of Education Degree from Sul Ross State University, Carrie began her career at the McFarland School District in Parker County in 1940, she taught 50 years in nine school districts located in seven Texas Counties, loving every minute of it.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hubert Bridges; and eight brothers.
She is survived by one nephew, Bob Winstead and wife, Christy, niece, Margie Crow, Niece Betty and husband, Kenneth Vickers, Dottie and husband, Wayne Walker; several great nieces and nephews; and sister-in-law, Ruth Winstead.
The family wishes to express our thanks to the staff and nurses at Holland Lake for their care and love for Carrie and Rusty.
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.
Published on October 19, 2016
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