Charles Lethel Bridges
GLASGOW – Charles Lethel Bridges, 90, of Glasgow, died Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 at Glasgow State Nursing Facility.
He was born in Barren County, the son of the late W.C. and Rose Woods Bridges. Mr. Bridges was a former employee of the Kentucky State Highway Dept., Tyson Bearing Company and most recently Richardson Hardware Company in Glasgow. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army Air Corp, a life member of Disabled American Veterans and was a member of Cave City Church of God.
He is survived by a daughter, Dia Nell Burton (Bob), of Lexington; two grandchildren, Michael Richey (Crystal), of Glasgow, and Toni Richey Walden, of Glasgow; four great-grandchildren, Justin Richey (fiancé Mallory Thomas), Aaron Richey, Tommy Richey and Jakeb Walden; four step-grandchildren, Jennifer (Andy) Moss, Amy Burton, Forrest Burton (Chip Meyer) and Chris Burton (Heather); seven step-great-grandchildren; four brothers, Curtis Bridges (Arlene), of Indianapolis, Ed Bridges (Anna Rose), of Louisville, Frankie Bridges (Sharon), of Smiths Grove, and Harold Dean Bridges (Peggy), of Park City; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Barrick Bridges; two brothers, Homer and Elvin Bridges; and a sister, Louise Neagle.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Merry Oaks Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by D.A.V. Chapter 20 of Glasgow. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday.
GLASGOW – Peggy Hopkins, 80, of Glasgow, passed away Dec. 18, 2013, at Barren County Healthcare Center.
She was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church and a retired nurse, having worked as a nursing assistant at T.J. Samson Community Hospital and home health for many years. After retiring, she worked at Goodies and Weldon Memorial Library. Everywhere she worked she was known for her caring and considerate nature.
Peggy was a devoted mother, wife, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to everyone she met. She was a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan and known to most people simply as “Nana.”
She was born July 25, 1933, in Eldorado, Texas, fourth child of the late Ethel and Ross McAngus. She married the late Bobby Hopkins in July of 1954 and moved to Kentucky. She is preceded in death by two brothers, a sister and an infant son.
She is survived by her four children: Cindy Garrett, of Temple Hill; Curtis Hopkins, of Evansville, Ind.; Dusty Hopkins of Madison, Ala.; and David Hopkins of Seattle, Wash.; four grandchildren: Amy Hammer and Ashley Wood, of Temple Hill, Lacey Hopkins, of Washington D.C., and Erin Hopkins, of Raleigh, N.C.; two great-grandchildren, Brooke Hammer and Bradyn Wood, of Temple Hill; her sisters, Bonnie Hooker, of San Angelo, Texas, and Mimi Sackedis, of Columbus, N.J.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at Hatcher and Saddler Funeral Home, with burial at Poplar Log Cemetery. Visitation will be after 12 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.