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Shirley Ann "Fuzz" Bridges, 73, of Clearville, Pa., passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born Sept. 21, 1943, in Bedford, Mrs. Bridges was the daughter of the late Norman Miller and Nellie (Howsare) Miller. She was also preceded in death by three grandchildren, Shawna Bridges, Brianna Garlitz, and Lil Robert Ruby; a sister, Pearl Street; and two brothers, Homer and Robert Miller.
A graduate of Bedford High School, class of 1961, Shirley was a former employee at Tommy's Market, Jeff's One Stop, and Helmick's Grocery. She previously attended the Prosperity United Methodist Church. Shirley enjoyed playing the guitar, listening, and singing to bluegrass and gospel music with her family. She enjoyed cooking for her husband and family and spending time with her grandchildren.
Shirley is survived by her husband of 56 years, Charles Bridges; her son, Tom Bridges and wife, Crystal; and her daughters, Debbie Ruby and husband, Robert, and Diane Bridges and Keith Garlitz. She also leaves behind her sisters, Betty Koontz and Ethel Tew; her brother, Norman "Biggy" Miller; and her sister-in-law, M. Louise Twigg. Shirley is also survived by her grandchildren, Carrie, Mike, Jordan, Sharee, Rochelle, Harley, Tom Jr., and Casey; her great-grandchildren, Xavier, Chloe, Bradley, Barrett, Raiden, Makayla, Marleigh, Kamden, and Elena; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, close friends, and loved ones.
Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) on Thursday, July 20, 2017, from 5 to 8 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday, July 21, 2017, at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Fred Iser officiating.
Interment will be in Beans Cove United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Published on July 18, 2017
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