Obituaries

Obituaries

Martha G. Bridges 1913 - 2005 Shawnee

Graveside services for Martha G. Bridges, 92, Shawnee, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant View Cemetery in Shawnee. A memorial service will be at noon Saturday, July 23, at Shawnee United Methodist Church.Mrs. Bridges died July 13, 2005, at Sharon Lane Health Center in Shawnee.She was born Feb. 11, 1913, in Billmore, Mo., the daughter of Henry Calvin and Sarah Elizabeth Denton Richardson. She moved to Johnson County in 1945 and lived in Texas for six years.Mrs. Bridges was a saleswoman and realtor agent for A.J. Lang Realty. She was a member of Christian Church in Thayer, Mo., and Shawnee United Methodist Church and served in the Ambassadors, Martha Circle and taught Sunday School.She married Wes Bridges. He died earlier.Survivors include a daughter, Louise Cavanaugh, Mission; two sisters, Clastel Cassey and Joe Mildred Groves; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, Shawnee United Methodist Church or Crossroads Hospice.Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence is in charge of arrangements.Online condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Bridges.