Charles Adrian Bridges
(February 27, 1933 – March 23, 2008)
I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7 Charles Adrian Bridges passed away at 12:33 a.m. on Monday, March 24, 2008 at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, LA. He was a native of St. Helena Parish, LA and a resident of Kentwood, LA. Age 75 years. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. Visitation at The Lord’s Church, Kentwood, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until religious services at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Services conducted by Rev. Don Meadows. Interment New Zion Cemetery, Kentwood. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Polly Griffin Bridges, Kentwood; 2 sons, Mitchel A. Bridges and wife, Donde, Kentwood and Joseph W. Bridges and wife, Jennifer, Kentwood; 5 grandchildren, Will, Matthew, Rebecca, Ashton and Kirkland Bridges; 4 sisters, Mattie B. Lambert, Kentwood, Inez B. Tate, Montpelier, Wilma B. Chand and husband, Harry, Kentwood and Bonnie B. McMillan, Kentwood; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, W. W. and Cassie Bridges; 5 brothers, J. S., C. J., Will T., Jack and Murphy Bridges; 4 sisters, Mamie B. Allen, Rucee B. Crowell, Elaine B. Pittman, and Minnie B. Pittman.
Estelle Singleton Bond
(August 5, 1915 – March 22, 2008)
Died on Saturday, March 22, 2008 at her residence near Pine Grove, LA. She was a native of St. Helena Parish, LA. Age 92 years. She was a retired teacher and a veteran of the U.S. Navy (Wave), commissioned as a Petty Officer during WWII, stationed in Norfolk, VA. Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Tuesday and at Shiloh Baptist Church, Pine Grove, from 9 a.m. on Wednesday until religious services at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Services conducted by Rev. Lavern King. Interment Shiloh Cemetery, Pine Grove, LA. Survived by 2 sons, Sidney Bond, Pine Grove, Joe Byron Bond, Pine Grove, 1 sister, Vivian Womack, Greensburg, 2 step-grandchildren, Jason Rizzuto, Portland, OR, Nicholas Rizzuto, Houston, TX, numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband, James H. Bond, Sr., son, James H. Bond, Jr., Parents, Hayden and Lena Singleton, brother, Monroe Singleton, sisters, Ruth Highbough, Leota Hornsby, and Lora Lindsey. Pallbearers will be Jason Rizzuto, Nicholas Rizzuto, Jere Singleton, Gordon Boswell, Kenneth “Shot” Hanks, and Steve Lindsey.