Essie Mae Bridges

Essie Bridges
Essie Mae Bridges (79) passed away October 17, 2016 at home surrounded by her family.  She was born in Carthage. Texas on August 18, 1937.
She was preceded in death by her parents David and Jennie Mae Langley, her husband Marcellas Bridges and her sister Laura Mae Steverson.
She leaved cherished memories with her children.  Eric Dwayne Bridges and Tracie D. Thomas, her son-in-law Samuel T. Thomas and 3 grandchildren: Charles Erby, Kenneth Lyons, and Samuel T. Thomas II, her devoted sister-in-law Sue Bridges, and a host of family and friends.
She was a longtime member of Progressive Missionary Baptist Church as the church secretary and usher board until her health started to decline.
Memorial Service will be held Saturday October 22, 2016 at 12:00 pm at Carnes Funeral Home 3100 Gulf Freeway, Texas City, Texas 77591.  Memorials may be sent to the Funeral Home.
Special Thanks to Sandcastle Dialysis Clinic and to Sylinda Garner her health provider and best friend.  Special thanks to Mary Veasley for always being by her side whenever needed.