Gayle Lynn Bridges

Gayle Lynn Bridges, 60, of Bridgeport, Illinois passed away Friday, May 18, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana. She was born December 9, 1957 in Fort Dix, New Jersey, the daughter of William Monroe Bridges and Shirley (Poland) Rogers.

Gayle was a Registered Nurse at Richland Memorial Hospital, as well as a traveling nurse. She enjoyed traveling, visiting zoo’s, auctions, yard sales, gardening, puzzles, and was an avid reader.

Preceding her in death were her father and one granddaughter, JaLeaha Wallace.

Survivors include her mother, Shirley of Bridgeport, Illinois; one son, Joseph Wilson of Bridgeport, Illinois; one daughter, Vanessa Bynes of Vincennes, Indiana; two brothers, Steven Bridges and William Bridges both of Bridgeport, Illinois; one sister, Linda Rogers of Bridgeport, Illinois; and three grandchildren, John Bynes, Jr., Jewell Brumfield, and Muhsin Wallace, Jr.

Gayle’s wishes were to be cremated, with no formal services. A burial of ashes will be conducted at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the funeral home for funeral expenses. Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois is in charge of the arrangements.

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