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“I am so sorry to hear this we loved her dearly and visited her all we could we will miss going to see her if we ever get to go back This is Alease...Read More »
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“I'm so sorry for your loss. Your mother was such an inspiration to me and will always be grateful to have known her. ”
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“Jeff, I´m so sorry for your loss! Prayers for you and your family ”
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Mrs. Willard "Billie" Botts Bridges, 99 of Valdese, passed away on Wednesday October 21, 2020 at College Pines Nursing Center after a period of declining health.
Mrs. Bridges was born May 12, 1921 in Lincoln County, a daughter of the late Clifton Samuel and Florence Newton Botts. She retired as q seamstress from Alba Waldensian after many years of service. Willard was a charter and faithful member of East Valdese Baptist Church attending every chance she could until her health declined.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles C. Bridges, brothers, Beuford and Howard Botts and sisters, Mildred Warlick, Mary Lou Ennis, Dorothy Norman, Johnnie Norman and Elizabeth Johnson.
Surviving are her son, Jeff Bridges and wife Pam Philips of Valdese, a grandson, Jeffrey Daniel Bridges of Valdese, one brother, W.C. Botts of Casar, brothers-in-law, Loy Norman , Bob Ennis ,sister-in-law, Ruth Bridges and a number of nieces and nephews.
A Graveside Service will be held at 11;00 A.M Saturday in the Burke Memorial Park with Rev. Jon Calloway officiating.