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Norma "Nanny" (Falls) Bridges

1931 ~ 2020 (age 88)

Obituary


DATELINE:  KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA


Norma "Nanny" Bridges


Norma "Nanny" Bridges, 88, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away peacefully on September 17, 2020 at her home. She was born in Cleveland County, NC, daughter of the late Marion Chalmers and Ruth Long Falls and was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 58 years, Bobby Ray Bridges. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Marion "Buck" Falls Jr. and Louis "Luco" Falls, her sisters, Evelyn Ware, Lucille Bridges, Colleen Crawford and Pratt Falls and daughter-in-law, Cathy Bridges.   Norma, who was affectionately known by many as "Nanny", was a longtime and devoted member of Second Baptist Church. She was the first woman in Kings Mountain history to be elected as a City Council Member. During her tenure as council member, Norma served as mayor pro tem and was active with the Parks and Recreation Department. Norma served on the Patrick Senior Center Advisory Committee, the American Legion Women's Auxiliary and the Kings Mountain Woman's Club. She and husband Bobby loved sports and sponsored many youth sports teams throughout the years. She was an avid Atlanta Braves and Kings Mountain High School sports fan and loved watching her grandchildren participate in all sports. Nanny was a wonderful and loving person whose greatest joy was her family. She will be missed greatly by her loving family, friends and the entire community. 


SURVIVORS: Children: Ken Bridges, Wayne Bridges and wife Dianna, and Kim Peeler and husband Royce, all of Kings Mountain, NC
Brother: Clyde Falls, Baltimore, MD Grandchildren: Becky Hunt (Sam), Kenny Bridges (Charity), Laura Hall (Geno), Jason Bridges (Lauren), Matt Bridges (Ramey), Master Sergeant Brandon Bridges (Casey), Kelly Patrick (Chris) and Emily Peeler
Great-Grandchildren: Hallie Hunt, Olivia Hunt, Addison Hunt, Sara Kate Bridges, Ella Bridges, Kinsley Bridges, Keegan Bridges, Tad Bridges, Haydin Bridges, Peyton Bridges, Lottie Bridges, Lydia Patrick and Abby Patrick


FUNERAL SERVICE: Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Second Baptist Church with Reverend John Bridges officiating
The body will lie in state on Saturday, September 19, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM in the Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel. No family will be present during this time.


INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC


MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers,  memorials can be made to  Second Baptist Church, 120 Linwood Road, Kings Mountain, NC  28086


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Services

Lie in State
Saturday
September 19, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel

Kings Mountain, NC

Funeral
Sunday
September 20, 2020

2:00 PM
Second Baptist Church
Linwood Rd.
Kings Mountain, NC 28086

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