Leita B. Bridges

February 10, 1927 ~ March 7, 2017

Funeral services for Mrs. Leita B. Bridges, 90, will be at 10 A.M. on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom Bruce and Rev. Michael Linton officiating. Burial will be in Perkins Cemetery in DeQuincy under the direction of Johnson and Robison Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4-8 P.M. on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home and will resume on Thursday at 8 A.M. at the funeral until time of the service.

Mrs. Bridges passed away on March 7, 2017 in a local assisted living facility. She was a native of Farmerville, LA and a life-long resident of Sulphur. Leita graduated from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute (LA Tech) with a degree in education and taught business classes at Sulphur High School for many years. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Sulphur where she taught Sunday school. Leita was also a member of the Agin’ Cajuns, Sigma Kappa Sorority, and the Sulphur Garden Club. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and visiting. During her years at Stonebridge, she loved being the cheerleader for her fellow residents.

Survivors include her 3 sons, Clifton Wesley Bridges, Jr. and wife Vickie of Magnolia, TX, Steven E. Bridges of League City, TX, and John A. Bridges and wife Koni of Sulphur; brother, Robert Baker of West Monroe; sister, Carol Robinson of Monroe; 6 grandchildren, Josh, Sarah, Garrett, Meagan, Grant, and Jacob Bridges; and 2 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Clifton Wesley Bridges, Sr.; and parents, Clarence and Nina Baker. The family would like to thank the staff at Stonebridge and her dedicated sitters for taking such good care of their mother.

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  1. Heaven is made for a reason. I am sure she will bring joy there also. She reminds me of my mom, a live wire at 90 also. Peace always, Frank

  2. Deepest sympathy and condolences. She was a bright light. She,ll be missed. May the Lord give Y,all comfort in this time of need . Mark and Louise Bullard !

  3. So many fond memories we will cherish. Mrs Bridges had such a loving, caring heart for others. Enjoyed singing, playing the piano with her, shopping, lunches., Mexican train., so many memories… Until we meet in Heaven, I love you Mrs Bridges.

  4. Very sorry for your loss. I know you will always miss her. But in the days to come, try to focus on all of the good times you got to spend with her and soon the pain will drain away. All my prayers go out to you all at this said time.

  5. Mrs. B was such a beautiful lady. I always enjoyed our visits. John, Steve, and Wes, I am so sorry for your loss. I know your dad is so happy to have your mom back with him.

  6. So very sorry for your loss. I pray for peace and comfort during this time. May you all find comfort in knowing your loved one is celebrating with our Father in heaven. God Bless your family

  7. What a wonderful lady. She is such a shining example of Christian love. She leaves wonderful examples of that love in her family. May God bless and comfort each of you with his promise of eternal life. Our sincere sympathy.

  8. I know your family's hearts are sad for your Mom. She was a lovely person and I remember her well. She was in Garden Club with my Mom, Gen Wimberly. I am sending your family prayers for healing in days to come. Bless you each.

  9. Our deepest sympathy for your family in this time of your loss. May God put his arms around your family in this time more than ever. Synserly Tammy & Sid Harris

  10. So sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. She was a beautiful person inside and out. I so enjoyed talking to her at my last visit at Stonebridge. Such a sharp mind! She was one of those people that you will always remember. Love & Prayers to you,Koni,& Jacob. Jeanelle LeLeux

  11. My sincere sympathy to you, John, Koni, and Jacob. I did not know your Mom,John, but she and your dad had to possess great parenting skills and love that I find is reflected in your presence and kindness that you impart to our community on a daily basis. My prayers are with you at this time.

  12. I thank God for Leta Bridges. She had an enormous influence on my life during my teenage years because of her unwavering encouragement to follow Christ. She was a Godly woman and a blessing to so many peoples' lives.

  13. I am very sorry for your loss; during these difficult moments, rely on God for his comfort and guidance. As "the Father of tender mercies" (2 Cor 1:3), he cares for us so much that he promises a better future here on earth (Rev 21:4).

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